Who will prison building ‘revolution’ benefit?

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Maureen Mansfield and Hannah Pittaway writing for the Left Foot Forward website outline some of the issues arising from the forthcoming closure of Holloway prison – the only women’s prison in London. They argue that

The closure of Holloway appears to be neither for the benefit of women or Londoners. However, it can be used as an opportunity to frame a new conversation around imprisonment, social justice and social housing.