That’s what Sarah Wollaston suggested on my show this week. Plus: my prison visit, sticking by your friends…and sticking with spending control in the Budget.
Posts Tagged: Prison
The Conservatives’ best chance of a majority is by winning over working class voters – who overwhelmingly and strongly oppose this daft policy.
David Goodhart and Richard Norrie: Indiscriminate on discrimation. Two recent reports that must not lead Ministers astray.
David Lammy and the Social Mobility Commission both made a big splash on the basis of weak evidence and flawed assumptions.
Building up these vital links can both help individuals to reform and prevent their children following them into the prison system.
Incarcerating more criminals for longer has saved millions of people from becoming victims of crime.
There are sound, conservative reasons to take rehabilitation seriously.
The majority of those who leave prison will be convicted of new crimes within a year – that is a shameful failure.
The Justice Secretary discusses her goal of reducing reoffending.
Whether Truss’s inspiration is May on policing or Gove on schools, the only way ahead is a challenging radicalism.
Starting with Jobcentres, prisons and ambulances, there’s a long list of dysfunctional services that need fixing.
The Justice Secretary’s speech offers hope for those who want to see lower crime, and lives put back on track.
Just under a third of prisoners say it is easy to get drugs in prison. Seven per cent say they have developed an addiction while incarcerated.
Today we are announcing new contracts with private and voluntary providers to ensure that no new offender will be left stranded with no help when they leave prison.
Official reports estimate that around 200,000 men, women and juveniles are sexually assaulted in American prisons every year
The policy of ‘care in the community’ has become one of care in the penitentiary – not that ‘care’ is really the word