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Importance of strengthening prisoners' family ties to prevent reoffending and reduce intergenerational crime

Lord Farmer's review places family ties at the heart of prison reform.

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Importance of strengthening prisoners' family ties to prevent reoffending and reduce intergenerational crime

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Lord Farmer’s review has identified family as the ‘golden thread’ running through the reforms across the prison estate. It recognises that strengthening ties between prisoners, their family and significant others can help to prevent reoffending and reduce intergenerational crime.

Prison safety and reform

Published 10 August 2017