When I set out 7 years ago to try to change the way mothers were sentenced, I thought there were two big barriers to achieving
Tag: children of imprisoned parents
Human rights and children of prisoners
At the Joint Committee on Human Rights meeting on 13thMarch 2019, Edward Argar MP, Under Secretary at the Ministry of Justice with responsibility for women
Do we need another Guideline?
Last week the Sentencing Council published for consultation their plans to provide expanded explanations in offence specific guidelines in England and Wales. Lord Justice Holroyde,
What action is being taken to support the children of prisoners?
I am disappointed that despite the extensive research evidence available on these issues, the Government still do not have a clear vision and strategy for supporting these children.
The Care of Prisoners’ Children: a response to the Westminster Hall Debate 12th June 2018
‘Are we doing all we can to support the wellbeing of children with a parent in prison, bearing in mind the traumatic impact that the