We will be hosting events in partnership with the Centre for Social Justice and the Criminal Justice Alliance entitled No More Revolving Door focusing on the Labour and Conservative parties' plans for rehabilitation in the run up to the next election.
No more revolving door: Getting the most out of the rehabilitation revolution
Speakers: Jeremy Wright MP
, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation; Juliet Lyon CBE
, director, Prison Reform Trust; Vicki Helyar-Cardwell
, Director, Criminal Justice Alliance; and Antony Ross
of Bridges Ventures, a social investment company. Ed Boyd
of the Centre for Social Justice will chair the event.
Date: Monday 30 September
Time: 1.30 – 2.30pm
Venue: Rochdale Suite, Jurys Inn Manchester, M1 5LE
No more revolving door: Labour's plans to rehabilitate offenders
Speakers: Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice; Juliet Lyon CBE, Director, Prison Reform Trust; Vicki Helyar-Cardwell, Director, Criminal Justice Alliance; and Antony Ross of Bridges Ventures, a social investment company.
Ed Boyd of the Centre for Social Justice will chair the event.
Date: Tuesday 24 September
Time: 12.30 – 1.30pm
Venue: Glyndebourne 1, Holiday Inn Brighton, BN1 2JF
These events are outside the conference secure zones and are open to the public without booking and do not require conference passes. We would be delighted if you could join us.
Keeping the Care not Custody Promise
The Prison Reform Trust is holding invite-only high-level roundtable discussions jointly with the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) at this year’s party conferences.
The government has given a commitment to roll out of national liaison and diversion services for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities in police custody and courts across England and Wales by 2014. It has given an initial £50 million towards the development of such schemes.
With good progress being made but less than a year to go before the delivery deadline, these roundtables will be an opportunity to explore the practical issues that need to be addressed to ensure the government keeps to its pledge.
The Care not Custody
initiative was inspired by the tragic death by suicide of a young man with schizophrenia in Manchester prison, the son of a NFWI member. Since then the Prison Reform Trust (PRT) has worked in partnership with the NFWI to effect change. The Care not Custody Coalition
, representing over one million people across the health, social care and justice sectors and wider civic society, was convened by the NFWI and PRT to support the government in keeping its ‘care not custody’ promise and to hold government to account for effective delivery.
Click here to read the Care not Custody party conference briefing
Due to strict limits on numbers these roundtable discussions are invite only.
If you are interested in attending these roundtable events please contact Mark Day, head of policy and communications, firstname.lastname@example.org