In the Media

Move resettlement prisons to reduce reoffending

PUBLISHED September 25, 2013

With the offender rehabilitation bill soon to have its second reading in the House of Commons, it is important to highlight failings in the government's so-called 'resettlement prisons', which are intended to be located within the home areas of offenders. The bill says that a system will be put in place which "joins the geography of the prison estate with community provision so that offenders sentenced to custodial sentences receive a continuous 'though the gate' package of effective support delivered by the same provider".

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