Many people in our prisons do not need to be punished by imprisonment. Their crimes are neither so serious nor so dangerous that prison is the only possible punishment. 1 in 10 people in prison hasn’t been convicted of any crime & is on remand. By continuing to hold these people in prison during the pandemic the government risks their lives and the wellbeing of their families on the outside.
Up to date guidance on the sentencing of sole or primary carers.
Over 600 pregnant women are in prison in England and Wales each year. We know that pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to Covid 19 They
I was pretty surprised by the interest generated by a recent tweet: The response suggests that child participation in research is something of interest to
This week, the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and it seems fitting that I’ve spent my week travelling
Today a new sentencing guideline, ‘General Guideline: Overarching Principles’ becomes effective. Published by the Sentencing Council following a period of consultation it is to be used,