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La Moye, the only prison on Jersey and holding mostly adult men with a small number of women, remained a safe prison with low levels of violence and minimal use of force, according to a report on an inspection in September 2017.

Report on an announced inspection of La Moye Prison, Jersey (11–22 September 2017)

Inspections in England (Ofsted) Inspections in Wales (Estyn) Inspections in Northern Ireland (Education and Training Inspectorate Northern Ireland)    

All prisoners are expected and enabled to engage in education, skills or work activities that increase their employability on release. There are sufficient, suitable education, skills and work places to meet the needs of the population and provision is of a good standard. For prisons in Northern Ireland, which we inspect only by invitation, we […]

Report on an unannounced inspection of Young Persons’ Unit at HMP & YOI Parc (16–26 October 2017)

HMP Usk, a small jail specialising in sex offender programmes, and the nearby HMP and YOI Prescoed, an open prison, remained “fundamentally successful” establishments, inspectors found in 2017.

Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Usk and HMP & YOI Prescoed (9–19 October 2017)

The Young Persons’ Unit at HMP & YOI Parc near Bridgend in South Wales has shown “quite significant improvement’ in key aspects, including safety, in the past year, inspectors found.

Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, welcomed the report and recommendations published by the Justice Select Committee following its hearing on HMP Liverpool.

On 17 January 2018, Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, issued the first Urgent Notification letter under a new protocol which requires the Secretary of State for Justice to take public responsibility for improvements in a jail found to have serious and significant problems.