G4S

The Scottish Government has awarded a 5-year multi-million pound contract to G4S, to provide electronic monitoring (EM) services across Scotland.

EM requires a monitored person to wear a tag which uses Global Positioning System (GPS), Radio Frequen… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less than […]

Court told G4S Doctor cleared man for release who then bludgeoned 3 pensioners to death

A man with a history of psychosis did not see a mental health nurse before being released from police custod… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less […]

Brook House IRC – No Evidence of Abuse Culture During Inspection

An enhanced inspection approach, involving extensive interviews, was used when inspectors returned to Brook … Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less than the price […]

Home Office refused leave to appeal in prisoner abuse inquiry

The Home Office has failed in a bid to challenge a High Court ruling over the terms of an investigation into … Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so […]

G4S should be banned from running jails say Labour

Security company G4S should be banned from running prisons after a number of failings were identified, shadow … Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less than […]

Birmingham Prison – brought back under permanent MOJ control

Birmingham prison is being brought back in-house permanently after it plunged into crisis under private mana… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less than the price of […]

HMP Parc Young Persons Unit: Inspectors Commend Continuing Improvement – But CSIP and Catering Issues Must Be Addressed

Inspectors visited the Young Persons Unit at HMP Parc in South Wales last October and in their Report, publish… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs […]

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons renews call for an independent inquiry as to how HMP Birmingham descended into appalling, chaotic conditions in just 18 months.

Inmates at one of Britain’s largest jails walked around “like zombies” while high on drugs in scenes likened t… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs […]

Birmingham prison action plan published – as MOJ Reject HMIP Calls For Urgent Inquiry

Ministry of Justice Rejects Calls By Chief Inspector for Inquiry Into Birmingham 200 prisoners already m… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less than the […]

“Asleep At The Wheel” Says Chief Inspector of Prisons

Mark Leech: “Where the hell was the Ministry of Justice ‘Controller’?” The prisons watchdog has accused the M… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs less […]

Birmingham Prison: A Prisons Where “Violence is rife and staff are fearful” Says Ex-inmate

Violence is rife, staff are even more fearful than prisoners, and drug use is routine inside HMP Birmingham, a… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its tens of thousands of documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, breaking news, comprehensive prison entries, morning briefings, expert advice database, comprehensive legal section and so much more costs […]