The House of Commons Justice Committee was today (18 January) taking oral evidence for its inquiry into prison reform. Prison Reform Trust Director, Peter Dawson, was alongside Andrea Albutt of the Prison Governors' Association and Ralph Valerio of the Prison Officers' Association, to outline his views on the government's proposals so far for improving prison performance and governor empowerment.

You can watch the evidence session again by clicking here.

You can also read our original written evidence to the Justice Committee's inquiry by clicking here, as well as our submission to their sub-inquiry on governor empowerment and prison performance by clicking here.