Go Back

HMP SEND Prison Regime Info


Address

Ripley Road Woking GU23 7LJ image of HMP SEND prison

Phone No.

01483 471000

Governor / Director

Dave Charity (acting governor)

Category

Female Closed Training

Region

South Central

Operational Capacity

282

Cell Occupancy

Single

Listener Scheme

Yes

First Night Centre

No

IMB

Chair: Sarah Bayliss
Vice Chair: Margaret Harris

Visitor Info Page

HMP SEND Visitor Info
Navigate this page General | Unlock & Association | Sport | Library | Faith | Healthcare | Education | Employment | Offending Behaviour Courses | Resettlement | Additional Information



Online Library documents for HMP SEND

Search our Library for New Window/Tab


Closed adult female training prison.

Managed jointly with HMP Downview.

 

Originally an isolation hospital, Send became a prison in 1962 when it opened as a junior detention centre. In 1987 it was reclassified as a category C adult male training prison and by 1999 the prison had been completely rebuilt and had changed its role; it now operates as a closed female training prison. Send houses a 20-bed addictive treatment unit, an 80-bed resettlement unit and the only female prison therapeutic community with a capacity of 40. It also has a 20-bed psychologically informed physical environment (PIPE) community with approval to expand to 40 beds.

Accommodation

All cells are single occupancy apart from those on D wing, which has 10 double rooms.

  • A wing: 40 cells over two floors, providing the PIPE unit
  • B wing: 38 cells over two floors and identified as the induction wing
  • C wing: 40 cells over two floors
  • D wing: 10 cells, each shared by two women on the 12-step Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt) programme
  • E and F wings: the resettlement unit, accommodating 40 prisoners on each wing
  • J wing: 64 cells over two floors, with the upper tier of 32 beds dedicated to the therapeutic community.

Facilities

  • Hobbies kits
  • In-cell power
  • Own bedding
  • Own clothes (all)
  • Playstation (Enhanced only)
  • Television (£1 per week)

Back to top

UNLOCKING TIMES


Mon: 08:00 - 20:00
Tue: 08:00 - 20:00
Wed: 08:00 - 20:00
Thu: 08:00 - 20:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:30
Sat: 08:30 - 17:30
Sun: 08:30 - 17:30
 


ASSOCIATION


Mon: 18:30 - 19:30
Tue: 18:30 - 19:30
Wed: 18:30 - 19:30
Thu: 18:30 - 19:30
Fri: 14:00 - 16:30
Sat: 09:00 - 11:45 & 14:00 - 16:30
Sun: 09:00 - 11:45 & 14:00 - 16:30
 


Back to top

HEALTH & SPORTS


Sports available include;

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Circuit Training
  • Light Circuit Training
  • Over 40s
  • Remedial
  • Soft Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Loss Programme

Back to top

LIBRARY


15 sessions a week.


Back to top

FAITH


Every prison has a Chaplaincy department managed by a Co-ordinating Chaplain and supported by admin staff, other Chaplains and ‘Sessional Chaplains’ (faith leaders who visit for specific services or sessions). The Chaplaincy is considered an important part of the prison structure. When a prisoner arrives at a prison they are usually seen by a Chaplain within 24 hours and are invited to register as a specific religion (if they haven’t already done so) and can change their declared religion at any time.

HMP Send Chaplaincy provides far more than just worship and pastoral care; chaplaincy staff may take part in Sentence Planning and are available as a ‘listening ear’ and are able, sometimes, to help with domestic problems. They run a Restorative justice/Victim Awareness programme (Sycamore Tree), various other courses and activities in association time on Monday to Thursday evenings and some Saturdays, which may or may not have a religious theme, as well as providing for the various faith group meetings and services during the core day and on Sundays. Every prisoner has the right to follow their religious practices pertaining to their declared faith (even when segregated).

Chaplaincy seeks to support observance of all the main religions (as recognised by the Prison Service; this does not, at present include Rastafarian as a specific religion) contacting faith representatives to visit individuals or small groups of prisoners when the need arises. The chaplaincy also coordinates provision of appropriate days off work to celebrate religious festivals and can also advise on matters of religious dress, diet and artefacts. A full list of permitted artefacts can be found in the Glossary Section under Religious Artefacts.

You can contact the Chaplaincy by letter or by telephoning the main prison number and asking to speak to the Chaplaincy. The Chaplaincy works as part of the prison and cannot, therefore, guarantee confidentiality (they can explain this to you in detail). Prisoners can contact the Chaplaincy in person or by Application.

Chaplaincy Statement of Purpose (HMPS)
The Chaplaincy is committed to serving the needs of prisoners, staff and religious traditions by engaging all human experience. We will work collaboratively, respecting the integrity of each tradition and discipline. We believe that faith and the search for meaning directs and inspires life, and are committed to providing sacred spaces and dedicated teams to deepen and enrich human experience. We contribute to the care of prisoners to enable them to lead law-abiding and useful lives in custody and after release.

The Co-ordinating Chaplain at Send is: Reverend Lesley Mason (Church of England)

The team includes part time and visiting chaplains for all the major faith groups.
 


Back to top

HEALTHCARE


Prison Healthcare is now commissioned by NHS England:
NHS England, PO Box 16738, Redditch B97 9PT
Tel: 0300 311 22 33
Link: How to make a complaint:
Complaints about Healthcare should be made first through the formal internal complaints system
 
There are seven Commissioning Trusts for ‘Offender Health’
East Midlands
East of England
Kent & Medway
Lancashire
London
North East
South West
Thames Valley
Yorkshire & Humber
 
Healthcare at Send is commissioned by:
Kent and Medway Health & Justice Commissioning
Primary Care Providers:
Cheam Family Practice
Studholme Medical Centre (GP Services)
Virgin – Primary Care Nursing
RaPT – Substance Misuse
 
Contact Information for Virgin Care PALS and Complaints:
Tel: 01932 723749/01932 723855
Fax: 01932 723854
Email: customerservices.surrey@virgincare.co.uk
Post: Virgin Care, Bournewood House, Guildford Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0QA


 


Back to top

EDUCATION


EDUCATION PROVIDER
The Manchester College
The Manchester College, Offender Learning Directorate, Fielden Compus, Burlow Manor Road M1 3HB
Tel: 0800 068 8585

Career Information & Advice Services (CIAS)
Tribal Education Ltd
Head office: 87-91 Newman Street, London W1T 3EY
Tel: 020 7323 7100
 


Prisoners  generally attend Education on a part-time basis.

Prisoners are paid by their normal work party.

Classes include;

  • Art
  • Basic Education
  • Computer Studies
  • Cookery
  • Crafts
  • Creative Writing
  • English
  • Key Skills
  • Life and Social Skills
  • Literacy
  • Maths
  • Numeracy
  • Open University

OFSTED INSPECTION

OFSTED inspect education establishments from schools to colleges to prisons. They inspect education facilities within prisons and have inspected Send.

OFSTED NUMBER: 52325

To read their latest report click here


Back to top

VOCATIONAL TRAINING


Prison Workshop

Desk Top Publishing
 
Employment

Employment includes;

 

  • Catering
  • Gardening
  • Laundry
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Sports Studies

Accredited vocational courses are available for;

  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Business Administration
  • Hair Dressing

 


Learning aims recorded for Skills Funding Agency OLASS
 
Adult Literacy
Adult Numeracy
Certificate for IT Users (CLAiT Plus)
Certificate for IT Users (New CLAiT)
Diploma for IT Users (New CLAiT)
ESOL Skills for Life
ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 1)
ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 2)
Key Skills in Application of Number - level 1
Key Skills in Application of Number - level 3
Key Skills in Communication - level 1
Key Skills in Communication - level 2
Key Skills in Communication - level 3
Key Skills in Improving Own Learning and Performance
Key Skills in Information and Communication Technology - Level 1
Key Skills in Information and Communication Technology - Level 2
Key Skills in Information and Communication Technology - Level 3
Key Skills in Problem Solving
Key Skills in Working with Others
NQF - Level 1, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9), PW C
NQF - Level 1, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
NQF - Level 1, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW A
NQF - Level 2, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9), PW C
NQF - Level 2, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
NQF - Level 2, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW B
NQF - Level 2, Retail and Commercial Enterprise (SSA 7), PW C
NQF - Level 3, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
NQF - Level 3, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW B
NQF - Level 3, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
OCN Entry Level, PW C, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9)
OCN Level 1, PW C, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9)
OCN Level 2, PW C, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9)
QCF provision - Entry Level, Information and Communication Technology (SSA 6), PW A
QCF provision - Entry Level, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
QCF provision - Level 1, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
QCF provision - Level 1, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
QCF provision - Level 2, Arts, Media and Publishing (SSA 9), PW C
QCF provision - Level 2, Business, Administration and Law (SSA 15), PW A
QCF provision - Level 2, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW A
QCF provision - Level 2, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14), PW B
QCF provision - Level 2, Retail and Commercial Enterprise (SSA 7), PW A
Speed Keying (Entry 3) (QCF)

Unitisation (approved external qualification) Level 1, Preparation for Life and Work (SSA 14) - Literacy

 


Current Wages

 

Employed: £8.00 - £13.00
Education: Paid by work party at work rates
Retired: £4.25
Long term sick: £4.25
 


Back to top

OFFENCE FOCUSED COURSES


  • RAPt
  • Therapeutic Communities
  • TSP - Thinking Skills Programme

Back to top

RESETTLEMENT


  • Job club
  • Job Centre+
  • Self employment classes
  • Working out opportunities

FAMILY DAYS

Family Days Available

Yes

Guardian Has To Stay

Yes

Own Children

Yes

Grandchildren

Yes

Age Limits

Up to 17

No of Visitors Permitted

3

FEMALE ESTATE ONLY

Prison is a life stager

Yes

What Stage

Stage 2

Mother & Baby Unit

No

Back to top

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


PRISON PERFORMANCE
Ministry of Justice Performance Rating for this prison: 4
This is on a scale from 1 (serious concerns) to 4 (Exceptional) and is worked out by the Ministry of Justice taking into account 34 criteria such as overcrowding, purposeful activities etc. A score of 3 is considered a good performance. Published quarterly.

Average weekly hours of Purposeful Activity: 30.8 (2010)
This figure is supplied by each prison to the Prison Service. Actual hours are usually dependent on activities etc. and should be taken as the maximum time either in workshops or education over a whole week.
Both of these figures are published retrospectively by the MoJ and HMPS and may have changed since the figures were published but they give a simple comparison between prisons.
 


PRISON BUDGET
Annual Budget: £8,100,000 (2011-12)*
Approx cost per prisoner place (2010): £48,431
*The annual budget allocated to the governor covers all major costs of running the prison but excludes most costs related to education and healthcare.
 


Parliamentary Information
CONSTITUENCY: Mole Valley
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT: Paul Beresford (Conservative)

Prisoners may write to either their ‘Home MP’ or the MP in whose constituency their current prison lies.
The address to write to is:
House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

 


COMMUNICATIONS

Telephones
Most prisons now have PIN phones. Your relative or friend usually needs to apply to have your name and number on his/her telephone account. You will usually receive a call from the prison to check who you are and to ensure you are happy for them to call you. Prisoners cannot receive telephone calls.

There is no restriction on who prisoners can call except in the case of calls to journalists intended to be broadcast. In some cases child protection measures may mean extra checks on who they call.

Prisoners can normally make calls only during ‘association’ periods. Some prisons limit the length of time a call can last to avoid queues and people being disappointed. Prisoners’ telephone calls are very expensive; calls to landlines now cost 10p per minute and 37.5 p to mobiles (compared to 2p in a public phone box). In most prisons the phone calls can be listened to and/or recorded.

If a prisoner is newly convicted or transferred they should be offered an immediate ‘Reception’ phone call to tell you where they are. It may take a few days for numbers to be transferred or added.

Letters
When you write to a prisoner you must include your full name and address. In most prisons the letters are searched and can be read before being given to the prisoner.

You can write about anything but letters must not be obscene, name ‘victims’, or be a threat to discipline or security. Do not enclose any items with letters. Make sure you put sufficient postage to cover the costs (anything bigger than A5 counts as ‘large’). Prisoners can normally receive a ‘reasonable’ number of letters per week.

If you send greetings cards these should be of reasonable size and not padded or pouched. Do not send musical cards. If you are sending more than one card put them all inside one outer envelope, this saves postage. Remember to include your full details (you could put your details on a ‘Post-It’ note stuck to the card or include a letter which has your details).

Always put the prisoner’s full name and prison number. If the person has been moved their mail will be forwarded.

On conviction or transfer a prisoner should be given a ‘Reception’ letter to write to tell you where they are.

Prisoners are given a free letter each week to post out, they can send more, but at their own expense. Some prisons allow you to send in stamps.

Photographs
You can usually send in photographs but in some prisons these must not include any image of the prisoner. Child protection measures may mean that some prisoners may not receive pictures of children, unless they are their own and were not ‘victims’. If you send pictures of children include an explanatory note identifying who the children are and their relationship to the prisoner.

Money
It is not a good idea to send cash, this can get ‘lost’ in the prison. Prisons prefer postal orders, but you could send a cheque. Make these payable to ‘H M Prison Service’, write your name on the back and also the prisoner’s full name and prison number. Any money sent which is deemed to be ‘anonymous’ can be stopped.
Money you send is paid into the prisoner’s ‘Private Cash’ account and they get access to a certain amount (depending upon IEP) each week [currently £15.50 for Standard prisoners].

Visits
For full information about visits please refer to our ‘Visit Info’ section for this prison. Visits are very important to prisoners. At most prisons you may not give any item to the prisoner. Any items you wish to give them must usually be posted to the prison, and often after the prisoner has placed an ‘application’ for authorisation to have it sent in. The items which can be posted in are very limited. Check with the prisoner first and wait until they confirm that you can post it.

Emergencies
If there is a serious emergency - close family serious illness, death, or other reason you need to inform the prisoner immediately, you should telephone the main prison number and explain the problem to the operator who will transfer you to the appropriate person. If you are unhappy about their response redial and ask to speak to the Chaplaincy. Prison staff will not pass on general messages but only critical and very urgent messages. You should provide full details of the prisoner including their number.

Support and Advice
There are many very good charities and agencies who offer support and advice to people with family or friends in prison. We have a special section ‘Help/Support’ which has details and contact information for many of these. Do not hesitate or feel shy about calling any of these; they are there to offer support and advice.

EMAIL A PRISONER
This service operates at this prison. Email a Prisoner enables you to send messages to prisoners, in the UK and Irish prisons that operate the service, from any computer, without any of the hassles of writing and posting a letter, and it costs less than a second class stamp!

Your message is delivered to the prison within seconds so that it can be delivered to the prisoner by the prison staff in the next delivery.

It is free to sign up to Email a Prisoner and only takes a few seconds - all you need is an email address (EMaP can help you if you don't have an email address).

Once a member you will be able to send a message to any prisoner in the UK or Ireland, provided you know their prisoner number, from just 25 pence per message.

Click Here for link to Email a Prisoner website
 


Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP)

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales (HMI Prisons) is an independent inspectorate which reports on conditions for, and treatment of, those in prisons, young offender institutions and immigration detention facilities. They provide independent scrutiny of the conditions for and treatment of prisoners and other detainees, promoting the concept of 'healthy prisons' in which staff work effectively to support prisoners and detainees to reduce reoffending or achieve other agreed outcomes.

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (HMCIP) is appointed from outside the Prison Service, for a term of five years. The Chief Inspector reports to Ministers on the treatment of prisoners and conditions in prisons in England and Wales.

The Inspectorate’s programme of inspection is based on a mixture of chronology and risk assessment. Full inspections run on a five or three year cycle; all unannounced follow-up inspections run on a risk-assessed basis.

Full inspections
Prison establishments holding adults and young adults are inspected once every five years. Establishments holding juveniles are inspected every three years. This type of inspection lasts for at least one week. The Inspectorate collects information from many sources, including the people who work there, the people who are imprisoned or detained there, and visitors or others with an interest in the establishment. Inspection findings are reported back to the establishment’s managers. Reports are published within 16 weeks of inspection. The establishment is then expected to produce an action plan, based on the recommendations made within the report, within a short period following publication.

Full follow-up inspections
Follow-up inspections are unannounced and proportionate to risk. In full follow-up inspections inspectors assess progress made and undertake in-depth analysis of areas of serious concern identified in the previous full inspection, particularly on safety and respect.

Short follow-up inspections
Short follow-up inspections are also unannounced and conducted where the previous full inspection and their intelligence systems suggest that there are comparatively fewer concerns.

Escort inspections
Three escort inspections are conducted every year.

Pre-inspection visit
One month prior to each full announced inspection, an inspector will visit the establishment to plan the inspection and request a range of preliminary information. In addition, researchers will attend to conduct a confidential survey of a representative proportion of the prisoner population. Results from the prisoner survey are provided for inspectors prior to the inspection and constitute an important source of evidence.

The inspection
All inspections are conducted against the Inspectorate's published inspection criteria, 'Expectations'. Expectations' are based on international human rights standards, as well as Prison Service Orders and Standards, and over all issues considered essential to the safe, respectful and purposeful treatment of prisoners in custody and their effective resettlement.
'Expectations' is the document which sets out the detailed criteria HMI Prisons uses to appraise and inspect prisons. These criteria are used to examine every area of prison life, from reception to resettlement, including;

• safer custody
• health services
• good order
• work
• diversity
• resettlement

The concept of a healthy prison is one that was first set out by the World Health Organisation, but it has been developed by this Inspectorate, and is now widely accepted as a definition of what ought to be provided in any custodial environment. It rests upon four key tests:

• safety: prisoners, even the most vulnerable, are held safely
• respect: prisoners are treated with respect for their human dignity
• purposeful activity: prisoners are able, and expected, to engage in activity that is likely to benefit them
• resettlement: prisoners are prepared for release into the community, and helped to reduce the likelihood of reoffending

Post-inspection action
Inspection reports are published within 16 weeks of the inspection. Prior to publication, the Prison Service (or whoever is responsible for the establishment) is invited to correct any factual inaccuracies within the report. The establishment is then expected to produce an action plan, based on the recommendations made in the report, within two months of publication. A progress report on the action plain is produced after a further 12 months.

 

HMCIP REPORT
Last Inspection by HMCIP: 6 – 10 December 2010 - Announced inspection
Report Dated: February 2011
Published: April 2011

They said:
“HMP Send, in Surrey, is a closed women’s training prison. Many of its prisoners are serving long sentences and it has the largest group of women serving life sentences in the country. When we last visited, we were concerned that staffing problems, management change and an unsettled population had led to a serious deterioration in performance. On our return for this announced full inspection, we found a more settled and stable establishment, with some impressive aspects to the regime. However, there was scope for further improvement and a need to ensure sufficient senior management focus now that Send is managed jointly with HMP Downview, 20 miles away.

“ Most women reported feeling safe but, while there was little overt bullying or violence, many women reported insidious low level intimidation by other prisoners and this had not been adequately addressed. Those at risk of suicide were well supported, but rates of self-harm remained high and there had been two apparently self-inflicted deaths since our last inspection. The approach to security and discipline was generally proportionate, but there had been a large increase in the use of force which managers had not adequately analysed and therefore could neither properly explain or justify.

“ Relationships between staff and prisoners were generally good, supported by an effective personal officer scheme. However, prisoners complained about a small number of officers who had a disproportionately negative impact on the atmosphere of the establishment. Managers were aware of this but had yet to take effective action to reassure prisoners that inappropriate staff behaviour would be dealt with. There was also a need to reinforce consultation arrangements to ensure better engagement with prisoners.

“ Work on diversity issues was reasonable, but there was not enough support for older and disabled prisoners. More work was also needed to address the negative perceptions of black and minority ethnic women. Health care was beginning to improve from a low base, but we were concerned to find instances of inappropriate use of restraints on hospital escorts and a failure to always ensure female escorts where necessary.

“ Women prisoners had plenty of time out of cell and there was a wide range of activities available, including some impressive workshops. Education was good and productive links had been made with local artists. However, there was a need for more vocational training and a broader curriculum, particularly for the many long-term prisoners who might benefit from opportunities to progress to more advanced learning. The library and PE were both very good. Strategic management of resettlement was generally satisfactory with up to date assessments and a range of reintegration services. The growth in life- and other indeterminate-sentenced prisoners appeared not to have been adequately planned. These prisoners had insufficient psychological support and limited thought appeared to have been given to their location. Some were able to benefit from the excellent therapeutic community. Women with substance use issues were able to access the RAPt drug treatment programme, but there were few services for those with alcohol problems. Support to maintain family contacts was underdeveloped for a prison housing so many mothers.

“ Send had improved since our last visit, particularly in terms of safety and stability. There was also plenty of purposeful activity and some notable interventions to address offending behaviour. However, there was still a need for a better senior management grip on a number of remaining areas of weakness, including confronting low level bullying, improving staff prisoner relationships, addressing deficiencies in health care, and focusing more fully on the needs of the large life-sentenced prisoner population.”

Nick Hardwick February 2011
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

 

Michael Spurr, Chief Executive Officer of NOMS said;

"The Chief Inspector recognises that Send has made significant improvements in safety and stability since its last inspection, helped by an improved range of purposeful activity and offending behaviour work. The Governor and staff have been working hard to address the concerns raised in the report, with a strong focus on reducing violence and antisocial behaviour. Enabling prisoners to have access to a range of activities and workshops reduces their chances of reoffending on release."

Click here to read the full report


Independent Monitoring Board

By law every prison and immigration removal centre must have an Independent Monitoring Board. IMBs in prisons derive their responsibilities from the Prison Act 1952 (Section 6). Prison Rules dealing with IMDs are numbers; 74 to 80

IMBs were known as ‘Boards of Visitors’ and are still referred to in the legislation under their old titles, although this is likely to change in the near future.

The Independent Monitoring Board for each establishment is made up of independent and unpaid volunteers from the local area. They monitor the day-to-day life in the establishment and ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained. Members have unrestricted access to all areas of the prison at all times and can talk to any prisoner they wish, out of sight and hearing of a members of staff. They visit all areas such as; kitchens, workshops, accommodation blocks, recreation areas, healthcare centre and chaplaincy.

If a prisoner or detainee has an issue that they have been unable to resolve through the usual internal channels, they can place a confidential request to see a member of the IMB. Problems might include concerns over lost property, visits from family or friends, special religious or cultural requirements, or even serious allegations such as bullying. In addition, if something serious happens at the prison, for example a riot or a death in custody, IMB members may be called in to attend and observe the way in which it is handled.

IMB members sample food, can attend adjudications and should visit people held in the segregation unit. They must also be kept informed on such issues as the use of restraints.

The IMB meets regularly, usually once per month, and has an elected Chair and Vice Chair. Members work together as a team to raise any matters of concern and to keep an independent eye on the prison.

 

CLICK HERE - to read the latest IMB reports for any prison.
Click on the year and then select the prison.
 

INFORMATION
 
Information in this section has been kindly provided by the individual prison and the Ministry of Justice. This is supplemented with information from various government websites, Inspectorates and IMB reports and specialist departments within the Prison Service, government, and regional assemblies/parliaments.
 
Some of the data is published retrospectively: IMBs/Visiting Committees publish their reports up to 6 months after the end of the reporting period and at different times throughout the year, HMCIP publish their reports up to 6 months after the inspection. Population and performance figures are the latest published but can be considerably out of date.
 
Please Note: Information is constantly changing: The information on our website is regularly checked but if you have additional information, or if you believe that any of our information is incorrect or any links appear to fail please click on ‘Contact’, below.
 
Before acting upon any information you are advised to contact the prison directly to ensure there have been no recent changes.
 

Last Update: June 2014

 



Back to Top



insidetime

Inside Time Latest Issue

Issue : October 2014

Headlines | Mailbag | Poems
Book List | PSI Updates

Advert

Back Issues

 
Back Issues

View backissues and extras

Browse and Search Tools

View headlines by category
Search headlines | All headlines
Search mailbag | All mailbag
Search poems | All poems

October 2014 Headlines
> Koestler Awards 2014
> Police visit National Prison Radio
> Parole Board Update
> The right to work
> Month by Month - October 2014
> Inside without Faith
> Dying Inside
> Justice Select Committee
> The longest Journey
> Prisoner voices
> Our own version of Islam is being blocked, fettered and stonewalled
> For the love of cooking
> Prison compensation unfair?
> The Merchant of Venice
> Raising learners voices
> Ryan’s Prehistoric Pet
> From over the wall
> Appeals against conviction - conduct of trial lawyers
> The absurdity of the Absconders Policy
> Finding your voice in the recall process
> Supergrass evidence

About Us

About insidetime
Directors
Editorial Team

InsidePoetry Book

insidepoetry book New! Volume 5 of
insidepoetry book
is now available!

A collection of poems by prisoners of all backgrounds.

Availabe to buy from this site! Volume 1,2,3 and 4 are also still available and you can SAVE by purchasing bundles!

USP Service

USP from Inside Time

The Useful Services for Prisoners scheme from insidetime provides discounts, vouchers and other benefits from USP Group Members for Prisoners, their families and legal advisors. Click the image above to read more about it.

Subscribe

You can subscribe to insidetime Newspaper and get the paper each month delivered to your door!

Advertise

Advertise your business or solicitors office to a highly defined target audience.

Other Publications

Inside Time has produced a number of books and publications you can purchase online.

Advert

Contact Us

All contact info for the Operations office and the Editorial Team.

Site Map

Our site map page contains links to all pages on the insidetime site.

External Links

We have a number of external websites which you may be interested on our Links Page.

Social Networking


insideinformation

Inside Information

Prisons

Everything you need to know about visiting people in prison; procedures, opening times, directions etc.

Comprehensive information about each prison regime; lock down times, facilities, healthcare etc.

*NEW* Detailed information about IRC - Immigration Removal Centres.

insideinformation Book

insideinformation book
The insideinformation book

A comprehensive guide to prisons and prison related services, designed and compiled by former prisoners.

Advert

Help and Support

Various pages of information for help and support organisations and networks for those in custody as well as recently released. Also information for friends and family.

Grants and Funding

This grants and funding pdf document aims to meet the need of prisoners and ex-offenders for accurate, up to date information on the supplementary funding available to prisoners.

Rules and Regulations

Information on rules & regulations used throughout the prison service.

Glossary of Terms

The Glossary of Prison Related Terms explains what all the acronyms and terms stand for with prison related matters. Includes links to external sites to further explain things.

Fact Sheets

We have produced many Prison Related Fact Sheets inc. Legal Fact Sheets, Parole Fact Sheets and Other related information.

Advert

Find a Solicitor

You can search our solicitor database for listings of solicitors in your area that provide the services you require.

Find a Barrister

You can search our barrister database for listings of barristers in your area that provide the services you require.

Address Finder

You can search our address database in many ways to retrieve contact information for all those elusive addresses you need in a hurry.

Prison Law pdf

This document provides details of leading training providers who offer sound professional training.

Other Publications

Inside Information has produced a number of books and publications you can purchase online.

Site Map

Our site map page contains links to all pages on the insideinformation site.

Contact Us

Use the Contact Us Feedback form to send us suggestions, plus our address and phone numbers.

Advert




insidejustice

Inside Justice

insidejustice was launched in July 2010 to investigate alleged miscarriages of justice.

Full introduction is on the insidejustice homepage

insidejustice Cases

insidejustice Articles & Reviews

insidejustice Advisory Panel Members

insidejustice Sponsors page

insidejusticecontact details