In the Media

Letters: Recidivism, reading and rehabilitation

PUBLISHED July 19, 2012

We welcome the comments made by the chief inspector of prisons (Report, 19 July), and we agree we are still a long way from a "rehabilitation revolution" in the UK. In the interests of public safety and public spending, it is critical that governors are motivated to implement greater rehabilitation programmes, given that almost half of all adults leaving prison are reconvicted within a year.

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