Week in Justice 27 August 2017

The official prison population projections were published this week by the MoJ and Office for National Statistics and they foresee a further rise of 1600 prisoners by 2022.

Whether that makes the growing rumours that the Justice Secretary will sanction an early release scheme later this year more or less likely to be true, I do not know.

In other news, concern about staffing levels in prison healthcare in England and Wales emerged with Scotland looking to strengthen links between its health and justice systems.

As always, click on any tile for further information and enjoy your Bank Holiday.