More prisons not the answer for Wales

December 2006
Howard League Magazine;Dec2006, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p4
The article discusses the problem of overcrowding of Welsh prisons and proposed expansion of the prison estate in the Wales. Many of the Welsh prisoners are routinely sent to British prisons to serve their sentence due to scarcity of space in Welsh prisons. The Howard League for Penal Reform has argued that instead of expansion of the prison estate, the authorities should concentrate on developing an effective system to minimize the necessity of prison custody in a constructive manner.


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