prisons inspectorate

HMP Lewes: Renewed sense of purpose and promising improvement found on IRP

Inspectors found a management team tackling many problems at HMP Lewes – a cramped, Victorian prison in Ea… 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 […]

HMP/YOI Portland – Still unsafe and a more purposeful regime is urgently needed

HMP/YOI Portland in Dorset was found to have made no improvement in HM Inspectorate of Prisons’ healthy pr… 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 […]

HMP Liverpool – Dramatic improvement and Chief Inspector hopes progress can be sustained

HMP Liverpool was assessed by inspectors to have improved dramatically in the two years since an inspectio… 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 […]

HMP/YOI HATFIELD – Remains a well-run prison with good outcomes across the board

HMP/YOI Hatfield, a category D resettlement prison for men near Doncaster in South Yorkshire, was assessed 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 less than […]

HMP Kirklevington Grange – Safe open prison scoring top marks in all healthy prisons tests two inspections in a row

HMP Kirklevington Grange open men’s prison in County Durham was assessed, for the second consecutive inspe… 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 […]

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 “seemingly intrac… 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 […]

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 remained 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 […]

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 found to be 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 […]

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 generally ord… 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 […]

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 transparency … 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 […]

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 Rutland, … 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 […]