Launch of the Lammy Review

David Lammy’s 35 recommendations set out a clear way forward, says MEAM’s director Ollie Hilbery. We now need leadership and resources to put them into place, so that this thoughtful review can have the impact it needs. This morning I attended the launch of the Lammy Review, which was set up to explore the treatment […]

Safety in prisons: HM Chief Inspector’s warning on the way out

Andrew Brown (@andrewbrown365) and Sam Thomas (@iamsamthomas) The annual report from the HM Inspectorate for Prisons (HMI) was published this week, and it makes for challenging reading. The report highlights shortcomings turned up by inspections over the last year, notably the lack of rehabilitation for prisoners, and the issues of staffing and overcrowding that have […]