Clinks blogs: the latest views, debate and discussion
What we can learn from the Sky News documentary about Circles and why it matters for the voluntary sector
Publications: delve into the detail
Research and analysis on issues facing the sector. Guides and briefings to support our members. Responses to government consultations. Case studies of good practice.
Clinks response to the Labour Party consultation: National Policy Forum for Justice and Home Affairs
Clinks response to the criminal justice inspectorates’ consultation on the joint inspection programme 2019/20
Our response is based on evidence from our existing research and draws on our ongoing work and engagement with the voluntary sector about emerging issues and key challenges facing criminal justice. It provides key overarching principles for CJJI to embed in its programme of work, including: the role of the voluntary sector; service user involvement; and meeting the needs of people with protected
characteristics under the Equality Act (2010).
Events and training: get involved, improve your skills
Latest on Twitter
Any reduction in violence in prisons is welcome and we hope that this is built upon so that the needs of people in prison are met and voluntary organisations are able to carry on with their vital work. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/results-from-the-10-prisons-project #10PrisonsProject
Following a legal challenge funded by @EHRC, @MOJGovUK has made changes to the way it intends to roll out PAVA spray, including strengthened safeguards and requirements for prisons to record the protected characteristics of people it is used on. Find out more: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/our-work/news/ministry-justice-give-prisoners-greater-protection-during-rollout-pava-spray
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What Clinks is doing to support, promote and represent the voluntary sector working in the criminal justice system.
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