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12 November 2020 — Guidance
Guidance for families and friends of people in prison in England and Wales during the coronavirus pandemic.
30 July 2020 — Press release
Frontline probation services will be boosted by more than 1,000 new recruits as part of a major three-year plan to strengthen the supervision of offenders
9 April 2020 — Press release
Work to expand the prison estate by installing the first of 500 temporary, single occupancy cells will begin from today, as part of the Government’s unprecedented action to protect the public and NHS during the Coronavirus pandemic.
24 March 2020 — Press release
Following instructions for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives, introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, prison visits are temporarily cancelled.
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