23 May 2023

Inside Lincoln Prison: The initiatives aiming to stop inmates from reoffending

Policy Correspondent

A shortage of prison wardens in England and Wales is leaving many inmates locked in their cells for more than 22 hours in the 24 hour day- with an increasing risk they will re-offend.

That’s the warning from the Chief Inspector of Prisons Charlie Taylor, who says pandemic-style lockdown conditions are leaving prisoners with little chance of rehabilitation.

We’ve been to Lincoln Prison to see how they’re trying to offer inmates some hope on the other side.