Liz Truss rejects calls to cut sentences to reduce prison population

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/13/liz-truss-rejects-calls-to-cut-sentences-to-reduce-prison-population Justice secretary calls for early intervention and community penalties as some crimes see 140% increase in custodial sentences The justice secretary, Liz Truss, is to reject making deep cuts in the record 85,000 prison population in England and …

Protest Na i Garchardai – No New Prisons!

Digwyddiad Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/212645912541290/ **BILINGUAL: SCROLL DOWN FOR ENGLISH**   Cwrdd tu allan prif giatiau HMP Berwyn, Wrecsm am 12yh ar ddydd llun y 27fed o Chwefror. Ym mis Chwefror ar y 27fed bydd ail garchar mwyaf Ewrop yn yn …

More mega-prisons won’t fix a broken society

Source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/rebecca-roberts/more-mega-prisons-wont-fix-broken-society The British government is building more prisons to lock up more people in the most incarcerated country in Europe. In the next few weeks a new mega prison, HMP Berwyn, in north Wales, will open its gates and …

Podcast: Is Greater Manchester set for a ‘mega-jail’?

Source: www.mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/300176422-listen-greater-manchester-set-%E2%80%98mega-jail%E2%80%99 Is Greater Manchester on the verge of building a ‘mega-prison’? Following initial plans made by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority in July of last year to potentially build a new prison in the region, there has been outcry …