UK’s Private Prison System Has A Disturbing Track Record

UK’s Private Prison System Has A Disturbing Track Record By Georgina Milner 14 private prisons currently exist in the UK and the government seems set to follow the USA’s example and expand the system. It can be considered morally wrong to profit from the punishment of offenders, especially those who have committed non-violent crimes or turned to crime due to an inescapable cycle of poverty. The Howard League for Penal Reform conducted a poll which suggested half of the public would agree with this opinion, with 49% describing themselves as…

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