"No one likes to talk about the fact that “doing time” leaves the majority of returning citizens worse off than before they were incarcerated. Prior to my imprisonment, I had a very successful consulting business and I lived a solidly middle-class life. I worked hard, I traveled, and I gave back to my community and my church. I never forgot the poverty and abuse that enveloped me during my childhood and early teen years."
"The Government has won its High Court bid to obtain a permanent ban on industrial action by prison officers, in a move unionists have warned will leave “only a matter of time” before a member of staff gets killed.
The Ministry of Justice’s application follows a move in February by the Prison Officers Association (POA) to call on its members to take action short of a strike over a lack of safety in a prison run by Her Majesty’s Prison service."
And this will improve what?
Just in case you think it is only UK that has a problem with its prison regimes...
How a council moved on from 'requires improvement' by investing in services and social workers.