Prison statistics & research

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Prison Statistics

Stats on homelessness and prison

Prison stats from the Prison Reform Trust

Re-offending data

Prison data from the Ministry of Justice

Mental health and prison statistics here and another study here

Campaign Groups

Jengba – Joint Enterprise, not guilty by association

Transform Justice

Howard League

Prison Reform Trust

Inquest – helping those bereaved by a death in prison

Barnardo’s – for children of prisoners


Journal of Prisoners on Prison

Writers in Prison Foundation

Jonathan Robinson (ex-prisoner)

Adam Mac (ex-prisoner)

Ben Gunn (ex-prisoner)

Diary of a wimpy con

Prison Diaries


Teeside Centre for Realist Criminology

Russell Webster – great resource particularly on crime and drugs

Harm and Evidence Research at Open University

European Group for the study of Deviance and Social Control

Centre for Crime and Justice Studies