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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10 Dec 2014

Restricting prisoners’ access to books ruled unlawful

Prisoners’ Education Trust welcomes the decision by the High Court on Friday 5 December and hopes that it will lead to prisoners having better access to books. The rules introduced in November 2013 under the Incentives and Earned Privileges scheme prevent prisoners from receiving certain items in the post including books.

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