1st September 2022
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) welcomed the Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024 and associated action plan approved by Cabinet.
IPRT's Saoirse Brady said the long-anticipated review is a comprehensive and ambitious roadmap to transform the entire penal system, welcoming its focus on community-based sanctions and alternatives to custody for low-level offenders. commented on the six recommendations within the plan.
Read the full article in the Law Society Gazette here.
Listen to Saoirse on KFM speaking about it from 14.00 here.
See the full Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024 here.
The summary of the priority actions are as follows:
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.