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This month the following letters were received and printed by insidetime. Some contain responses to specific questions posed, others air the views of the respected author.

Publicity stunt from Abu Dira - HMP Long Lartin

Legal duty of care to diabetics from Steve Browne - HMP Albany

Category eligibility from David Potter – HMP Hull

Sexual activity a reality from Chris Dunkley – HMP Risley

Provision of materials for legal action from Jamie Franklin - HMP Garth

Cut out the hard luck stories from Anthony Hale - HMP Risley (and others)

Playing havoc with incompetence from Veronica Hyland – HMP Askham Grange

Eliminating discrimination from Anver Jeevanjee – Southampton

Prisoners’ pay from Michael Doyle – HMP Ranby

Visiting order validity period from Lee Holden – HMP Norwich

What do we want from our prisons? from Ian Ross – Chief Executive Officer, Outside Chance

Banned DVDs from Howard Woodin – HMP Wayland

Don’t make me laugh from Nadine Wallace – HMP Holloway

Putting the record straight from Max Szuca - Bedfordshire

Common sense approach refused from Gary Grantley – HMP Hull

DHL monopoly from Chris Reed – HMP Parkhurst

Meaningless ‘apology’ from Kevan Thakrar - HMP Frankland

Fear of wilful headlines from Allan Mears – High Wycombe

Horse sense from Caroline Sherwood - Glastonbury

Legal highs – a drugs revolution from Paul Stellato – HMP Woodhill

The curse of old age from John Allen - HMP Gartree

Recall: more transparency needed from Tony Lee - HMP Wymott

Serious ramifications from Steven Relf - HMP Manchester

Dangerous dabblers from Jon Keeler MA – HMP Long Lartin

If wishes were horses from Gerard McGrath – HMP Haverigg

Haven Distribution from Nathalie Griffin

A nice little earner? from Jenny Richards


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