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Publication of ministerial responses

The following ministerial responses to annual reports are now available to view: Berwyn 2022-23, Downview 2022-23, Erlestoke 2022-23, Lewes 2022-23, Low Newton 222-23, Maidstone 2022-23, Moorland 2022-23, Norwich 2022-23, Oakwood 2022-23, Ranby 2022-23, Rochester 2022-23, Rye Hill 2022-23

Stafford 2022-23 annual report published

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

Woodhill 2022-23 annual report published

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

Parc 2021-22 annual report published

The 2021-22 annual report for HMP/YOI Parc is now published.

Isle of Wight 2022 annual report published

The 2022 annual report for HMP Isle of Wight is now published.

Increasing prisoner numbers creating pressure at HMP Wealstun

The prison population across England and Wales is nearly at capacity, and whilst new prison places are being added, the growth in capacity is not yet sufficient to deal with the number of prisoners in the system. At HMP Wealstun this has resulted in the doubling up of cells. The shortage of officers is also impacting Wealstun’s ability to function as a resettlement prison, with men locked up for long periods of time and limited workshop and educational opportunities.

Population pressures continue to punish Pentonville prisoners

With 75% of HMP Pentonville's population on long-term remand and a lack of focus on preparation for release, Pentonville's problems are set to continue, says the Independent Monitoring Board in its 2022-23 annual report, released today. Together with a normalisation of only an hour a day out of cell for many, these conditions do nothing to address the previous Justice Secretary’s aim of giving prisoners ‘a better shot at rehabilitation’.

Littlehey 2022-23 annual report published

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

IMB response to the findings of the Brook House Inquiry

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Standford Hill 2022-23 annual report published

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