IPRT welcomes party policy commitment to penal reform and imprisonment as a last resort | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

IPRT welcomes party policy commitment to penal reform and imprisonment as a last resort | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT).

Read more on the policies here and here.

You can find the document here.

This document is a welcome signal that we have left behind the days of thinking we can build our way out of crime and the prison crisis. This document signals changes to sentencing policy, the use of custody and the need for alternatives.

It would be nice to see a Labour document on crime which draws from all policy areas: health; social policy; education etc. Such a coordinated approach would build on the good work done in this policy document.

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IPRT welcomes party policy commitment to penal reform and imprisonment as a last resort | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

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