English bishops praise proposed end of imprisonment for many nonviolent offenders
January 15, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: The nation’s prison minister called for the end of the practice of jailing persons who have been convicted of nonviolent crimes and who have received a prison sentence of less than six months. Bishop Richard Moth responded, “I am delighted that the government appears to be changing direction on this important issue. To maintain a prison population of 83,450 in an estate that was built for far fewer is unsustainable, unsafe, and ineffective.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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