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Placing children in custody miles away from their home affected how many family visits they received, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. It didn’t, however, have a significant impact on other experiences of custody and could help some boys keep away from gang influence, he added. Today he published a report, The impact of […]

The impact of distance from home on children in custody (September 2016)

Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Bedford (9 – 20 May 2016)

Standards at HMP Bedford had declined to unacceptable levels, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. Today he published the report of an unannounced inspection of the local prison.

Report on an unannounced inspection of police custody suites in Dorset (16-25 February 2016)

Dorset Police custody was well run, detainees were treated decently and progress has been made in a number of areas, said Martin Lomas, Deputy Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary. Today they published the report of an unannounced inspection.

There was not enough focus on the treatment and care of people detained in court cells in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. Today he published the report of an inspection of court custody facilities in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

Report on an inspection of court custody facilities in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (4 – 12 May 2016)

This findings paper is part of a series which focuses on daily life in prisons and young offender institutions (YOIs). It summarises literature surrounding food in prison. (September 2016)

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