Imprisonment

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Imprisonment
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2015-05-05 14:43:31
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  1. Despite crime rates falling
    • 22% in 2012 (SCJS)
    • prison population is rising
  2. Does prison work?
    high recidivism rate 2/3rds of those serving short sentences go on to reoffend
  3. "Prisons are.."
    "prisons are an expensive way of making people worse" - Douglas Hurd, Tory Home Sec
  4. "too soft"
    • £250 Wrexham luxury prison
    • "bed and board" culture
    • BUT deprivation of liberty and longetivity!
    • intimidating places - Howard League 2009 prison violence up by 1/3rd
    • squalid conditions - impact on mental health: 2009 60 suicides in E+W prisons
  5. Rehab
    • RAPt 
    • less than a 1/3rd (31%) who completed a RAPt programme reoffended
    • only 3% of identified prisoners had access
  6. recent budget cuts and other problems
    • 2010 MoJ losing £2bn of their £9bh budget
    • overcrowding - Howard League 2012 1 in 4 prisoners in overcrowded cells
    • sentences under 6 months not eligible

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