The Week in Justice 19 Nov 2017

This week the latest prison officer workforce figures were published. There were another 455 prison officers than the previous quarter, although almost one in ten officers are still leaving the service every year.

The reasons for this can be found in the Howard League's new report on the role of the prison officer which is based on interviews with current staff.

The other main issue hitting the news is the continued delay of the new electronic tagging system with GPS capabilities. It won't be ready until 2019 and is already £60 million over budget.

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