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Lockdown puts prisoners at risk of serving longer sentences

The Prison Reform Trust (PRT) has published the second briefing from its new CAPPTIVE initiative. The Covid-19 Action Prisons Project: Tracking Innovation, Valuing Experience (CAPPTIVE) builds on PRT’s Prisoner Policy Network (PPN). CAPPTIVE aims to listen to prisoners, their families, prison staff, and others to build a picture of how… Work with Offenders on the latest Prison Reform Trust report exploring the experience of lockdown in prison...

What’s it like being in prison through lockdown?

The Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody (IAP) has today published the second part of an intriguing report which gives a unique insight into the experiences of those detained in prisons during the Covid-19 crisis. Drawing on radio messages from over 200 prisoners across 55 prisons, almost half the… The Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody gives a unique insight into the experiences of those detained in prisons during the Covid-19 crisis....