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Juliet Lyon

Juliet Lyon is director of Prison Reform Trust and secretary general of Penal Reform International.

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Corporate And Business

Prisons now over 99 per cent full - official ( U.K. )

Prisons in England and Wales are virtually full, official figures show.

Juliet Lyon, director of the Prison Reform Trust, said: ‘Cramming ever greater numbers of people into overcrowded prisons with fewer staff and less time out of cell is no way to transform rehabilitation.’ Photo: TELEGRAPH… 553 more words

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Prisons now over 99 per cent full - official ( U.K. )

Prisons in England and Wales are virtually full, official figures show.

Juliet Lyon, director of the Prison Reform Trust, said: ‘Cramming ever greater numbers of people into overcrowded prisons with fewer staff and less time out of cell is no way to transform rehabilitation.’ Photo: TELEGRAPH… 553 more words

Societal

UK - Majority Of Prisons 'Are Overcrowded'

In England and Wales, nearly 2/3 of all prisons are operating at an overcrowded level, new statistics show.  In total, there are 7,294 more people in the system than it is designed and built to hold, the analysis of prison population statistics by the Prison Reform Trust has found. 314 more words

Crime & Punishment

Prison Break

Yesterday David Cameron was given six months to honour the coalition Government’s pledge to give prisoners the vote. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) had previously ruled that a blanket ban on all serving prisoners losing voting rights is in breach of their human rights. 394 more words

Labour Party

Prisoners can be turned into factory workers, says justice secretary Ken Clarke

Jails should be turned into factories where inmates work for big-name companies to pay for their keep, ministers say.

Prisoners can be turned into loyal employees by making them learn trades with businesses such as Marks and Spencer, according to the justice secretary Ken Clarke. 258 more words

News

Reports into 'prisoner transfers'

Prison reformers are keenly awaiting reports into two major jails at the centre of an investigation into temporary transfers of inmates.

An investigation has been carried out into claims that prisoners were moved between the UK’s largest jail, Wandsworth, and Pentonville, both in London, ahead of inspections by the Chief Inspector of Prisons. 271 more words

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