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Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Hindley (4-15 July 2016)

The length of time prisoners were kept locked up each day at HMP Hindley was unjustifiable, and the daily routine was one of the worst inspectors had seen, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. Today he published the report of an unannounced inspection of the category C prison near Wigan.

Report on an unannounced inspection visit to police custody suites in South Wales (11-22 April 2016)

Police custody in South Wales had improved and the force seemed committed to sustaining those improvements, said Martin Lomas, Deputy Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary. Today they published the report of an unannounced inspection.

HMP/YOI Drake Hall was a safe and respectful prison, with good work, training and education provision on offer and a focus on rehabilitation, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons. Today he published the report of an unannounced inspection of the women’s prison in Staffordshire.

A new inspection report on Maghaberry Prison has found work to provide a safer, more stable environment for prisoners and staff at the high security facility is continuing, but issues remain around support for vulnerable prisoners and the availability and use of drugs.

Report on an announced visit to Maghaberry Prison (5-7 September 2016)

Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP/YOI Drake Hall (11-22 July 2016)

Unintended consequences: Finding a way forward for prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment for public protection – a thematic review (November 2016)

Decisive action must be taken by the Justice Secretary to reduce the number of prisoners with a sentence of imprisonment for public protection (IPP) who are still in prison years after the end of their tariff, said Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons.