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Prevention is Better than the Cure: why any programme of prison reform should start with yo

This week, Justice Minister Liz Truss made a speech about the state of the British prison system, condemning supposed ‘quick fix’ solutions to overcrowding and poor sentencing. This speech was made in response to BBC footage from earlier this week, which showed the chaotic state of the British prison system, with an undercover officer at HMP Northumberland secretly filming his discoveries. Whilst undercover, the BBC’s reporter discovered cases of widespread drug use, door alarms that didn’t work, holes in security fences and an evident lack of control on the part of the prison officers. It is clear that the poorly constructed building blocks of our prison system are crumbling, and that we ar

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