HACRO President calls for more effective strategy

HACRO President calls for more effective strategy

HACRO President calls for more effective strategy for hard pressed prison system The recent disruption at HMP The Mount is not unexpected, and it is likely to be reproduced elsewhere. While prison staff cope heroically under extremely difficult and often dangerous...
How Employing Ex-Offenders Works

How Employing Ex-Offenders Works

James Timpson CEO of Timpson Group writes, 15 years ago, I visited Thorn Cross, a prison near Warrington. I was there to set up a conference that was taking place the following week. Matt, the inmate who showed me round was so impressive I gave him my business card...
HACRO Highlights Housing Issues at 2016 Conference

HACRO Highlights Housing Issues at 2016 Conference

“Lack of affordable housing is a major issue; and so is lack of suitable housing for men coming out of prison,” said Yasmin Batliwala, President of HACRO after their 2016 Conference. “Without the hope of secure accommodation, ex-offenders are liable to lapse back into...