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Styal 2022-23 annual report published

The 2022-23 annual report for HMP/YOI Styal is now published.

Swinfen Hall 2022-23 annual report published

The 2022-23 annual report for HMP/YOI Swinfen Hall is now published.

North Sea Camp 2022-23 annual report published

The 2022-23 annual report for HMP North Sea Camp is now published.

First year challenges at HMP Five Wells

In its first annual report, the HMP Five Wells Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) highlights the difficulties of opening a new prison. HMP Five Wells’ functionality as a rehabilitation and resettlement prison has been hindered by a lack of experienced staff and structural design faults.

Lancaster Farms 2022-23 annual report published

The 2022-23 annual report for HMP Lancaster Farms is now published.

Improving and worthwhile regime despite staff shortages

Efforts to improve regime restrictions caused by unprecedented staff shortages have been welcomed by the Swaleside Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) in its 2022-23 annual report. By reducing the prisoner population through relocation and utilising detached duty officers from other prisons, the leadership team have managed to ease pressures. As a result, prisoners now have increased time out of cell and access to work, education and religious activities.

Prisoners at HMP Send unprepared for re-entry into the digital world

For several years the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Send has highlighted the lack of IT provision at the prison, so the continued dearth of digital technology at Send remains a significant concern. The Board’s latest annual report can only conclude that the prison is failing to prepare prisoners for life in a digital society.

Leeds 2021-22 annual report published

The 2021-22 annual report for HMP Leeds is now published.

Oakwood 2022-23 annual report published

The 2022-23 annual report for HMP Oakwood is now published.

Downview 2022-23 annual report published

The 2022-23 annual report for HMP/YOI Downview is now published.