Two prison officers have spoken to the Victoria Derbyshire programme about the reality of working inside prisons in England and Wales in order, they say, to expose the problems the service is facing. Their identities have been changed.
Prison officers 'need Tasers and stab vests' to cope with rising violence in jails
Really? How about higher staffing levels and better training and pay.
The UK outsourcing experiment: playing with vulnerable lives
A review of Alan White’s Who Really Runs Britain? — the private companies taking control of benefits, prisons, asylum, deportation, security, social care and the NHS.
Ending the criminalisation of children in residential care
From The Howard League. "This is the first in a series of briefings to be published alongside a programme of research and campaign work to end the criminalisation of children living in residential care. The project builds on from research we published in March 2016, which found that children living in children’s homes were being criminalised at much higher rates than other children, including those in other types of care."