The change, grow, live Pathways Team at HMP Belmarsh are celebrating ‘the summer of sport'.
The case for reform is obvious – large swathes of the prison system were built at a time before the motor car was a common feature of modern life.
After a brief pause the Psychoactive Substances Act is going to be applied on 26th May 2016.
No one can quarrel with the sentiment behind the Prime Minister’s speech on prison reform and a renewed emphasis on education and rehabilitation.
Together with the recommendations of the Taylor Report on youth justice and other policy announcements, such as the proposal to replace decaying Victorian prisons with state of the art modern facilities, one dares to detect a fresh enthusiasm for a criminal justice system that can provide genuinely rehabilitative opportunities for people looking to break the cycle of reoffending.