What’s New in the UK Media

Education for offenders at New Hall prison rated ‘outstanding’ (The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 4 Oct)

HMP & YOI New Hall – one of the best women’s prisons (HM Inspectorate of Prisons)

Kinnock accuses Government of ‘playing with fire’ with changes to the probation service (Wales Online, 28 Oct)

Are we failing female offenders (Restorative Justice Council, 4 Nov)

Empowering women to help themselves (Telegraph & Argus, 9 Nov)

MSPs back plans to rehabilitate offenders in community despite “lack of enthusiasm”(Herald Scotland, 11 Nov)

New High Sheriff of Berkshire speaks about the year ahead: Helping children and families affected by crime top priority, says Victoria Fishburn (Newbury Times, 20 Nov)

We must reduce the number of women in prisons (The Guardian, 24 Nov)

Reducing the unnecessary imprisonment of mothers, improving the chances for their children (The Prison Reform Trust, 24 Nov)

Closure of HMP Holloway—Europe’s largest women’s prison (25 Nov, Prison Reform Trust)

Holloway prison closure will be mourned by few (25 Nov, The Guardian)

It’s right to close Holloway Prison. Women’s prisons do more harm than good (25 Nov, The Telegraph)

A woman’s place? Why the closure of Holloway could bring a prison revolution closer(28 Nov, The Guardian)

Give our women prisoners the break they’re long overdue (29 Nov, The Guardian)


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