Since 1989 Prisoners’ Education Trust has been providing access to broader learning opportunities for prisoners to enhance their chances of building a better life after release.

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17 Feb 2015

Parties have their say on prison education

‘Our crumbling prison system is a disgrace to modern democracy. Party leaders should be ashamed that crime and punishment is not an election issue’ wrote Mary Riddell last week. Nina Champion, PET’s Head of Policy, reports on what the three parties have said about education in prison in the lead up to the election.

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