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No quick fix…

Source: http://www.insidetime.org/no-quick-fix/ Crammed into a tiny and overheated room at the top of the Centre for Social Justice building, London, I stood with over a hundred suited and booted reporters, academics, and civil servants to listen to Secretary of State …

Petition demands economic case for prison is published

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/environment/petition-demands-economic-case-for-prison-is-published-1-8479492 A leading prisons academic has set up a petition calling on the Government to publish the economic case for the transformation of Hindley’s jail. Dr David Scott from the Open University is one of two lecturers and researchers …

Mega-prison will not be built in Tendring

Source: http://www.harwichandmanningtreestandard.co.uk/news/15191927.Mega_prison_will_not_be_built_%20in_Tendring/ TENDRING will not be used to site a new mega prison, it has been confirmed. A Freedom of Information request revealed Tendring Council had identified sites near Frating, Horsley Cross and at Pond Hall Farm in Harwich could …

Plans to demolish and build new prison in Wellingborough set for approval

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/plans-to-demolish-and-build-new-prison-in-wellingborough-set-for-approval-1-7889658 Plans to demolish the existing buildings and build a new prison in Wellingborough could be approved next week. The replacement prison would have a capacity for approximately 1,600 adult males and built to hold category C inmates. The …

Artist’s impressions released of new Inverness prison

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-39442743 The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has released an artist’s impression of its planned new prison for Inverness. SPS has proposed building a new Inverness prison on a site behind the Inverness Retail Park on the A96. The site, …