HMYOI Wetherby and Keppel

Report on an unannounced inspection of HMYOI Wetherby and Keppel (5–15 March 2018)

Published: 26 July 2018

Wetherby – a young offender institution in Yorkshire with 231 boys aged between 15 and 18, including 40 in the specialist Keppel unit for the most vulnerable and challenging young people in the national detention system – was found by inspectors to have made “very real progress” in the last year.

Published: 26 July 2018

Detainees under escort: Inspection of a Third Country Unit removal to France and Bulgaria (13–14 March 2018)

Published: 24 July 2018

Inspectors concerned about excessive use of waist restraint belts on an immigration removal charter flight in January 2018 found that escort practice on a flight two months later to France and Bulgaria had improved but was “still poor.”

Published: 24 July 2018

Inspectors found a healthy culture among custody staff in Thames Valley courts, and senior managers who wanted to improve outcomes for detainees.

Published: 19 July 2018

Report on an inspection visit to court custody facilities in Thames Valley (12–21 March 2018)

Published: 19 July 2018

Dovegate Therapeutic Prison (TP) in Staffordshire, which holds 200 men from across the prison service undergoing intensive programmes to reduce the risk they pose, was found by inspectors to be an impressive institution.

Published: 17 July 2018

Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Dovegate Therapeutic Prison (12–22 March 2018)

Published: 17 July 2018

HMP Wandsworth in south London was found by inspectors to be one of the most overcrowded jails in England and Wales and filled with many men with drug or mental health problems receiving poor training and education.

Published: 13 July 2018

Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Wandsworth (26 February–9 March 2018)

Published: 13 July 2018