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Sex Offenders 'Being Released Without Review Of Risk They Pose', Reveals New Report

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15.08.2019

Inmates held at a UK prison for sex offenders are released without being challenged over their crimes or the risk they pose to others, a new report says.

The concerns have been raised by the Independent Monitoring Board for HMP Littlehey, which is the largest sex offenders’ prison in Europe.

The board says a “significant” group of inmates were missing out on a rehabilitation programme because they were classed as being at low risk of re-offending.

It is calling on the Ministry of Justice to set national standards for sex offenders and older inmates to “end the postcode lottery of rehabilitation and resettlement initiatives”.

The board said it was “frustrated to........

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