Welsh prisoners in the prison estate: third report of session 2006-07, report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence

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The Stationery Office, Jun 6, 2007 - Law - 236 pages
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The Committee undertook this inquiry to address concerns about the imprisonment of Welsh prisoners outside Wales. At present there are only four prisons in Wales, all in the South, and there is little provision for juveniles and no prisons for women. The overcrowding means that Welsh prisoners have a reduced chance of serving their sentence near home and reduces the chances of successful resettlement on release. The Committee believe there should be new prison places in North Wales, separate provision for young offenders and a new approach to women prisoners along the lines suggested by Baroness Corston. The report also address concerns about support services for mental illness amongst prisoners, the amount of Welsh language provision and education services.
 

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Contents

Report Page
3
Female prisoners
19
education training and wellbeing
27
rehabilitation reoffending
46
Formal Minutes
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