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We’re working to create a just, humane & effective prison system.

We’re doing this by influencing decision-makers, opinion formers and the public to:

  • Reduce the use of prison.
  • Improve conditions for prisoners.
  • Promote equality and human rights in the criminal justice system.

Find out more about what we do

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08 / 08 / 22

Time out of cell — is the ministry telling the truth?

The only honest answer to whether prisoners are spending 23 hours a day in cell is “we don’t know”

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The Prison Reform Trust needs and values support from members of the public who share our aims of achieving a just, humane and effective prison system in the UK. We do not accept government funding and rely on voluntary donations.

There are a number of ways in which you can add your support, keep in touch and get involved.

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