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Prisons: Efforts to cut reoffending criticised

Efforts to stop prisoners reoffending are "not working" and should be the subject of a major policy review, two senior inspectors have said.

A joint report by the chief inspectors of prisons and probation said the lack of progress on offender management in England and Wales was "concerning".

Justice minister Jeremy Wright said "ambitious" reforms were under way.

Danny Shaw reports.

  • 17 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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