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HMP BRISTOL – ‘Get a Grip’ Prisons Inspectorate tells HMPPS

The Prison Service must grip and support HMP Bristol to improve after years of decline and “seemin… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View our Membership […]

HMP FOREST BANK – Remains well-led, but violence has increased

HMP Forest Bank – a large male prison in Salford, Greater Manchester – was found generally to have … Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View […]

HMP/YOI SWINFEN HALL – Improved safety and activity, but progress slow in other areas

Progress toward improvement in HMP/YOI Swinfen Hall, after a troubling inspection in 2018, was fou… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View our Membership Plans to […]

HMP BERWYN – A good start for a new prison but some important weaknesses

HMP Berwyn, a large, two-year-old prison near Wrexham, was found in its first inspection to be gen… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View our Membership […]

Annual Report 2018/2019 Prisons Inspectorate – Too Much Violence, Drugs & Inactivity In Prisons, But Independent Scrutiny Having More Impact

HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) generated new and unprecedented levels of accountability and tra… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View our Membership Plans to sign […]

HMP Stocken – Improved safety but purposeful activity has declined

Inspectors found a mixed picture of progress in HMP Stocken, a training prison in a rural setting in… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View our […]

HMP Guys Marsh – “tangible progress for the first time in many years”

Guys Marsh, a training and resettlement jail in Dorset assessed as ‘out of control’ five years ago… Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. View our Membership […]

Why Failure Must Be Explained

By Mark Leech Yesterday I was taken to task for not being positive enough when I wrote about HMP … Full access to The Prison Oracle, its 30,000 documents, rules, regulations, reports, policies, expert articles, comprehensive prison entries and so much more costs less than the price of a single cup of coffee a week. […]