THE PRISONS HANDBOOK 2016
18th Edition. Editor: Mark Leech. Published: 1st May 2016
- ISBN-10: 0957209851
- ISBN-13: 978-0957209855
- Purchase The Prisons Handbook 2016: HERE
The 21st Anniversary Edition of The Prisons Handbook, the definitive annual guide to the penal system of England and Wales is now available. Since 1995 it has become ‘the bible’ for prisoners, their families, prison officers, prison Governors, solicitors, barristers, voluntary organisations and indeed for anyone with a personal, professional or academic interest in our prisons.
Fully updated and revised for 2016!
WHAT’S IN THE 2016 EDITION?
Map of Prison Service Establishments 2016Mark Leech BiographyPrisoner Location ServiceMinistry of Justice HeadquartersDedication, Felicity Gerry QCAcknowledgementsForeword, Rt.Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Justice & Lord ChancellorEditorial: “Has the time arrived to abolish Independent Monitoring Boards?” Mark LeechSpecial Feature: “Whistle-blower without a whistle” Daisy Mallet, IMB ChairPenal Reform Speech by Rt.Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister, 8th February 2016IntroductionHM Prison Service Directory of Specifications & Performance StdsGlossary of TermsPrison Population 2015SECTION 1: PRISONS1.1 Prison Service Establishments in England and Wales 20161.1.2 National Prison Management1.1.3 Prison Performance Ratings1.1.4 Governing Governors1.2 Cost Per Prisoner Place1.3 Private Sector Prison Contractors1.4 Other United Kingdom Prison AddressesSECTION 2 – ADVICE2.1 Early Days in Custody2.2 Offending Behaviour Programmes2.3 Criminal Cases Review Commission2.4 Requests and Complaints2.4.1 Requests and Complaints2.4.2 Prisons & Probation Ombudsman2.5 Letters, Visits and Telephone Calls2.6 Drugs and Alcohol in Prisons2.7 The Prison Disciplinary System2.8 Who Can Help?2.9 Healthcare2.10 Religion2.11 Race & Equality2.12 Social Security and Discharge Grants2.13 Release & Recall2.14 Life Sentences2.15 Women Prisoners2.16 Young Adult Offenders2.17 Young People2.18 Foreign National Prisoners2.19 Disability in Prison2.20 Education and Training2.21 Work and Pay2.22 Incentives and Earned Privileges2.23 Civil Partnerships2.24 Elderly Prisoners2.25 SegregationSECTION 3 – THE DIRECTORY3.1 Government & Statutory Agencies,3.2 Support, Campaigning & Pressure Groups3.3 Professional Organisations3.4 Academic Websites3.5 Penal Pot PourriSECTION 4 – LEGAL4.1 Prisoners & The Law. Almost 100 pages on a full A-Z on prisoners and the law, ranging from Access to Justice through to Zoonotic Infections, by Stephen Field, Barrister and Head of Prison Law at 1 Pump Court Chambers, London.SECTION 5 – SOMETHING TO SAY?
5.1 Is The Rehabilitation Revolution Just Empty Rhetoric? Karl Turner MP, Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales
5.2 New Psychoactive Substances in Prison Alex Cavendish, ex-offender
5.3 What Next For Joint Enterprise? Joanne Cecil, Barrister Garden Court Chambers
5.4 For or Against: Cameras in Court?SECTION 6 – REPORTS
6.1 Introduction to the Prisons6.2 Annual Reports6.2.1 NOMS Annual Report 2014-20156.2.2 Prison & Probation Ombudsman’s Annual Report 2014-20156.2.3 HM Chief Inspector of Prisons Annual Report 2014-20156.2.4 Independent Monitoring Boards6.3 Recent Reports & Publications6.3.1 NOMS/Justice/HMPS 2014-20156.3.2 HM Chief Inspector of Prisons6.3.3 Prisons & Probation OmbudsmanSECTION 7 – ANNEXES7.1 Parliamentary Questions 2015-20167.2 Deaths in Prison Service Custody 2014-20157.3 Butler Trust Awards & PrizesSECTION 8 – PRISON STAFF 2015-2016National Offender Management Service Workforce Statistics Bulletin Published 4th February 2016Prison Staff: Numbers, Joiners & Leavers, Staff Equality & Diversity, Age, Ethnicity.House of Commons Justice Committee. Prisons: planning and policies. Ninth Report of Session 2014–15Contracting out non-core servicesRoles and responsibilities of prison governors and prison officersThe changing role of prison governorsThe changing role of prison staffThe contribution of prisonersConclusions and recommendations: Modernising the prison estatePrison OfficersPrison Governors,Prison Staffing, Statistics & Pay Rates 2016-2017Preventing Staff CorruptionSECTION 9 – WRITERS’ DIGEST.A selection of thought provoking articles published across the last yearPurchase The Prisons Handbook 2016: HERE