News and Events
Shirley Clegg MBE
24 November, 2020
The life & times of Shirley Clegg, MBE. Twenty seven years in a high security prison
Latest prison statistics
30 September, 2020
Number of prisons – 118 in England and Wales; of these, 104 are run by HMPPS, while three private companies operate 14: Serco and Sodexo manage 5 each and G4S manages 4.
New NAOPV website
17 August, 2020
The NAOPV is pleased to announce the launch of our new-look website.
NAOPV Conference and AGM 2020
12 August, 2020
Due to the Covid 19 health crisis, it has been necessary to postpone the annual NAOPV conference and the AGM until 18 May 2021.
Covid 19 and prisons
10 July, 2020
The August ebulletin contains the latest information we have regarding prison visiting in general. However, this is very much at the discretion of individual governors and may change rapidly.
HRH The Princess Royal visit to HMP Channings Wood
2 June, 2020
As reported in the May ebulletin, Princess Anne, our Patron, visited HMP Channings Wood just before lockdown. The day was a great success.
Folsom Prison Blues
31 May, 2020
Where the Koestler Trust brings us art-in-prison we thought we would include prisons-in-art – an occasional link to YouTube – the late and great Johnny Cash singing “Folsom Prison Blues”…