BBC News

Special Reports

Prisons in the UK
Page last updated at 12:07 GMT, Monday, 23 November 2009
Guards at Chelmsford Prison
From a prisoner's first night to visiting rights and education - a look at life inside one of the UK's 160 jails.


KEY STORIES




PRISON ISSUES
Like half of suicides in prison, Wesley McGoldrick was on remand when he died.

OUTSIDE THE GATES
Five former prisoners on their experience of leaving prison and plans for the future.

AROUND THE WORLD
From the UK to the US and China - who has the world's most crowded prison system?





PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific