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Inspectors to HMP&YOI Doncaster, a category B reception and resettlement prison in South Yorkshire, found a safe and well-led establishment.

Published: 16 June 2022

Inspectors to HMYOI Feltham A, a young offender institution (YOI) in north-west London, found an establishment recovering from a worrying decline. In 2019 the Chief Inspector had invoked the Urgent Notification (UN) process due to the chaos and violence in Feltham, and it was pleasing to see a safer, happier, and more productive environment at this visit.

Published: 14 June 2022

Inspectors to HMP Bedford, a category B local men’s prison with a resettlement function, found very promising progress and a sustained focus on improving change in the failing jail.

Published: 08 June 2022

Inspectors returning to HMYOI Cookham Wood, a young offender institution in Kent, found that progress had been inconsistent since their last full inspection in August 2021.

Published: 07 June 2022

Gloucestershire Constabulary has improved its custody services, although more could be done to keep prisoners safe.

Published: 01 June 2022

Read the report: HMP Forest Bank Inspectors to HMP Forest Bank, the only reception and resettlement prison in the Greater Manchester area, found a prison unable to fulfil its role successfully. The prison held 1,354 prisoners, nearly 300 above its baseline capacity, and as a consequence, prisoners were often diverted to other establishments on arrival, […]

Published: 31 May 2022

Inspectors returning to HMP Belmarsh, the only reception prison in the high security estate, were encouraged to find that progress had been made since their last full inspection in July and August 2021.

Published: 27 May 2022

Inspectors to HMP Winchester, a category B local men’s prison with a separate category C unit, were disappointed to find that no meaningful progress had been made since the last inspection in 2019.

Published: 25 May 2022

HMYOI Werrington, a young offender institution near Stoke-on-Trent, was judged poor in both safety and purposeful activity by HM Inspectorate of Prisons. Violence levels over the last six months were higher than any other establishment in England and Wales.

Published: 20 May 2022

Inspectors to court custody facilities in Kent found that positive progress in outcomes for detainees were being hampered by staff shortages.

Published: 13 May 2022