Children denied visits to fathers in jail after rule changes – charity – The Guardian

Posted December 4th, 2015 in children, families, news, prisons, punishment by tracey

‘Thousands of children are being denied visiting rights to see their fathers in prison because of changes to the prison discipline system, according to a report. The report, Locked Out, by the children’s charity Barnardo’s, says 17,000 children a month visit a parent in prison, and changes to the incentives and earned privileges (IEP) scheme mean that prison visits are being used as a way to enforce discipline.’

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The Guardian, 3rd December 2015