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366 reports

Mitie Care and Custody short-term holding facilities

Published:
Report on an inspection of non-residential airport and seaport short-term holding facilities (STHFs) managed by Mitie Care and Custody by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (15–26 January 2024)

Business Plan 2024-25

Published:
This business plan describes our planned work for the coming year under our strategic objectives. The plan sets out HM Inspectorate of Prisons’ mandate and values.

Oakhill Secure Training Centre

Published:
An inspection of Oakhill Secure Training Centre, undertaken jointly with Ofsted (5-6 March 2024)

Improving behaviour in prisons: A thematic review

Published:
In this thematic report, we identify the features of eight prisons which were creating cultures that encouraged men and women to engage constructively with staff and make better use of their time in custody.

HMP Peterborough (Men)

Published:
Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Peterborough (Men) by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (8–18 January 2024)

HMP Five Wells

Published:
Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Five Wells by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (2–12 January 2024)

Albania escort and removals

Published:
Detainees under escort: Inspection of escort and removals to Albania by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (20–21 December 2023)

HMP Wymott

Published:
Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Wymott by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (11–21 December 2023)

HMP Humber

Published:
Report on an unannounced inspection of HMP Humber by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (27 November – 15 December 2023)

Efficiency spotlight report: The impact of recruitment and retention on the criminal justice system

Published:
In this report, the Criminal Justice Joint Inspectorates focus on recruitment and retention in the agencies that they inspect.