Tuesday, 05 March 2013
We’ve given an interview to BBC West Midlands, talking about the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You can listen to the interview below.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
We’ve contributed to a discussion on BBC Essex, looking at the news that Harlow Council is seeking to amend their housing allocations policy which would mean that people with convictions would be banned from join the housing list. You can listen to the interview below. The was followed by an article in the Guardian, which
Monday, 07 January 2013
As part of of the ongoing Court of Appeal case about CRB checks, we’ve written an article for thejusticegap.com. You can read the article here.
Tuesday, 01 January 2013
We’ve written a letter in this month’s edition of Inside Time, the prison newspaper, updating people on the progress of our Unlocking Banking project. You can read the letter here.
Saturday, 01 December 2012
Our Christopher Stacey has written an article for the Probation Journal, looking at the marketisation of the criminal justice system, and asking a simple question; who is the customer? You can read the article here.
Tuesday, 21 August 2012
The news that prospective Coventry Blaze ice hockey team player Mike Denton has been refused a visa to enter the country because of his criminal conviction, sparks the debate of whether reformed offenders should be given a second chance. We contribute to a discussion on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire. You can listen to the interview
Friday, 10 August 2012
Christopher Stacey discusses on Radio Wales the issue of prisoners working both in and outside of prison. The interview can be listened to below.
Wednesday, 09 May 2012
Prisoners who take jobs outside jail have launched a High Court challenge to keep a great share of their wages, claiming too much goes to victim support. We’re featured in the article as we’re supporting the case. Read the article here.
Saturday, 07 April 2012
We’ve taken part in a Radio 4 discussion about insurance and convictions. The piece can be listened to below. There is also a link to more information about the piece here.
Thursday, 29 March 2012
Should Luke McCormick be able to play professional football once he’s released from prison? Christopher Stacey speaks to BBC Wiltshire on the need for society to allow law-abiding people with convictions to move on with their lives once they’ve completed their sentence. The interview is available to listen to below.
Saturday, 31 December 2011
We’ve taken part in a radio discussion on BBC West Midlands to discuss a local council with a proposed policy of carrying out police checks on potential council tenants. This is available to listen to below (in two parts)
Sunday, 11 December 2011
Our Christopher Stacey features in the Metro, talking about our efforts to push through changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and our recent launch of the Disclosure Calculator. Read the article online here.