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About Alex Cavendish

Alex Cavendish was until recently a serving prisoner, with experience as an Insider, a prisoner who supports and advises other prisoners, particularly those who are new to the prison system. He blogs at Prison UK.

Articles by Alex Cavendish

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Danger, overcrowding, no time to talk: a UK prison officer speaks out

Government reforms put prisoners and staff at risk. A frontline officer talks to Prison UKs Alex Cavendish. (See also How to survive in prison, by a former inmate).

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