David Scott, of the Manchester No Prison campaign group, offers this insightful critique into prison reform plans.

 

Attached is a 1,600 word piece debates how we move on from a prison system that dehabilitates and breeds despair, especially as the prospect of privately run mega-prisons looms. 

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  • Mental Health Charter: submission on inpatient adult psychiatric care

SWAN supporters will already be familiar with the SWAN endorsed Mental Health Charter which was launched in 2014. The Charter critiques the crisis in mental health services in the context of austerity and calls for an end to the cuts while proposing radical alternatives. Recently the Mental Health Charter responded to the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Independent Commission into the state of Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Care as part of its call for evidence.

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