insidetime issue April 2010
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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
December 2014 Headlines
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What are prisons for
A search for any trace of the government’s Rehabilitation Revolution
Tell us why you did it?... You must be joking I didn’t do it
Care Act - what does it mean for prisoners
Doctor Frankenstein and his monster
Human Rights: truth and lies
Scapegoating the undeserving poor
The first Miscarriage of Justice
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The 2014 Longford Trust Awards
Is it all in the mind
Learning in prison
Take your first Steps to Success in 2015
Spotlight Police and Crime Commissioners
From over the wall
Over-tariff IPPs: an appeal for your stories
Paperwork is the key
Adjudication - don’t let those days count against you
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