Film Showing & Discussion in Leicester

Members of Community Action on Prison Expansion and the Empty Cages Collective will be joining this great event in Leicester: When: Tuesday 6th December 2016 7 – 11pm Where: Duffy’s Bar, 18 Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester, LE1 6BU Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/545718008954973 …

Plans for Wellingborough’s new prison could be submitted within weeks

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/plans-for-wellingborough-s-new-prison-could-be-submitted-within-weeks-1-7663550 By Stephanie Weaver Plans for Wellingborough’s new prison could be submitted within a matter of weeks. Leader of Wellingborough Council Martin Griffiths was delighted with Thursday’s announcement by the Ministry of Justice that a new category C prison …

Government formally announces Wellingborough Prison plans

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/update-government-formally-announces-wellingborough-prison-plans-1-7660585 By Stephanie Weaver The Ministry of Justice has officially announced that a new category C prison will be built on the site of the mothballed Wellingborough Prison. The site will house more prisoners than the previous prison and …

No answers yet from Government on UK prison deal offer

Source: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20161021/no-answers-yet-govt-uk-prison-deal-offer Jovan Johnson, Parliamentary Reporter There’s been a further delay in the Opposition getting answers to questions tabled in the Senate on whether the Andrew Holness administration has rejected the offer of the United Kingdom to help Jamaica build …