HMP Durham prisoner who asked for protection found dead in his cell after just two weeks at the jail

An HMP Durham prisoner took his own life shortly after he pleaded for special protection from staff, a report has revealed. Derek Stewart told staff he was worried for his safety while serving time inside the 200-year-old […]


The Wolf Report, 1991

Lord Justice Woolf’s Prison Disturbances April 1990: Report of An Inquiry (1991) is widely regarded as one of the most innovative and progressive reports in the history of prisons in England and Wales. Harry Woolf, the former […]


The Corston Report

The Corston Report is a review of vulnerable women in the criminal justice system carried out in 2006 by Baroness Jean Corston. The review made 43 recommendations about the treatment of women in the criminal […]