TITLE

MPs seek action on alternatives to custody

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Vivienne
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Public Finance;6/9/2006, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the need to give serious considerations to alternatives to custody for certain prisoners in order to alleviate prison overcrowding in Great Britain. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has urged the National Offender Management Service to learn the lessons of 2002. According to PAC chairman Edward Leigh, overcrowding undermined many of the objectives of custody.
ACCESSION #
21306854

 

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