Ombudsman speaks to All Party Penal Affairs Group

The Ombudsman, together with Lord Toby Harris, chair of the Independent Advisory Panel on deaths in custody, spoke to the All Party Penal Affairs Group in the House of Commons on 21 October. The focus of the Ombudsman’s talk was on the lessons to be learned from the tragic deaths of young adult prisoners aged 18-24. The minutes of the meeting including transcripts of the presentations by the Ombudsman & Lord Harris and the subsequent discussion are here: APPAG Minutes 211014.