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More power, more punishment

5 April 2021

It’s been a while, but the state has come back for more powers. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill currently making its way through parliament is a cynical attempt to expand the power of the state over its citizens. 

Prisons out of control

21 August 2018

Birmingham Prison is back under government control, but the crisis in our prisons appears general and affects ones still in public control. 

Prisons hit new lows

26 January 2017

Britain’s largely privatised prison service has reached yet further landmarks of decline with the number of suicides – and the prison population – at record levels.

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