Published in: Shine A LightWant to improve our prisons, Mr Gove? Stop. Look. Listen.
Former HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Lord Ramsbotham, offers advice to ministers.
Published in: Shine A LightWhy the Jimmy Mubenga trial matters. By ex-Chief Inspector of Prisons Lord Ramsbotham
On Thursday the Crown Prosecution Service announced that three former G4S guards, Stuart Tribelnig, Terry Hughes and Colin Kaler, would stand trial for the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga on a BA plane in October 2010. Long before Mubenga's death, Lord Ramsbotham was among those who warned repeatedly that Home Office contractors used dangerous methods of restraint.