Following the recent escape of a prisoner from HMP Wandsworth there were immediate answers being demanded of questions about how the prison could possibly have allowed this to happen. The problem is that the questions we ask can lead to answers which don’t actually shine the light in the right places.
“Sending prisoners abroad is not the answer …” The Anglican Bishop for HM Prisons, The Rt Revd Rachel Treweek said, “I am dismayed at the news that the Government isContinue reading
Bishop Rachel, as a Lord Spiritual and in her role as Anglican Bishop for Prisons in England and Wales, hosted an online forum to discuss the Police, Crime, Sentencing andContinue reading
Campaigners call on Parliamentarians to stop Government releasing up to 6 out of 10 women from prison to homelessness Today, campaigners, including women with lived experience of the issue, willContinue reading
The Bishop of Gloucester hosted an event in the House of Lords on Monday 15 October, to challenge the effectiveness of the recently launched Female Offender Strategy. Her aim isContinue reading
Last month, the Government downgraded the role of Minister for Faith, handing it instead to a junior minister. Meanwhile, the Labour Party has refused to comment on speculation in the religiousContinue reading