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The action plan in response to the joint inspection report of Children in Custody 2018-19 by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Prisons. View the Action Plan >> You are unauthorized to view this page.
Children are being held in “harmful” solitary confinement behind bars, with some let out of their cells for just 15 minutes a day, according to a damning report. The Chief Inspector of Prisons Peter Clarke has called for a “major overhaul” of the policy of separating children in young offender institutions (HMYOIs), saying this effectively […]
In October 2019 HM Inspectorate of Probation (HMIProb) issued a thematic inspection of Youth Resettlement Work in the Community which concluded children leaving custody were being ‘set up to fail’ through lack of support. HMIProb have now issued a robust Action Plan to address these failings. Background: In the Thematic Review HM Inspectorate of […]
Policy paper issued: Thematic Review: Youth Resettlement HMIP action plan Youth Resettlement HMIP action plan Youth Resettlement Work Report The Action Plan is issued in response to the joint inspection report of Youth Resettlement Work Report by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Prisons. You are unauthorized to view this page.
Young offender institutions (YOIs) are largely failing to prepare children they release to live safe, law-abiding and productive lives in the community, according to a new report by two criminal justice inspectorates. In too many case, those released do not have suitable accommodation lined up in time for the necessary support services to be put […]
Social care in prisons in England and Wales Social care in prisons in England and Wales – a thematic report (October 2018) Close supervision centre system follow-up inspection Report on an announced thematic follow-up inspection of the close supervision centre system (4–8 December 2017) Incentivising and promoting good behaviour This thematic report explores how incentives […]
Decisive action must be taken by the Justice Secretary to reduce the number of prisoners with a sentence of imprisonment for public protection (IPP) who are still in prison years after the end of their tariff, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. Significant failings in the prison, probation and parole systems have contributed to […]
Placing children in custody miles away from their home affected how many family visits they received, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. It didn’t, however, have a significant impact on other experiences of custody and could help some boys keep away from gang influence, he added. Today he published a report, The impact of distance […]
Although clear progress had been made in clarifying the aims and processes of the system for managing the most dangerous prisoners in the country said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, in a Thematic Review report published today (25/8/2015) on Close Supervision Centres in English high security prisons, prison commentators also made clear there were […]
Prisons must improve how they risk assess, monitor and care for prisoners to help prevent suicides, said Nigel Newcomen, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO). Today he published two reports on the lessons that can be learned from PPO investigations into self-inflicted deaths in custody. There has been a sharp and troubling increase in […]
The needs of many people with learning disabilities are going unnoticed when they are arrested by police, go to court and are sentenced, according to independent inspectors. They have published the report of a joint inspection into people with learning disabilities within the criminal justice system which said their needs should be recognised and addressed. […]