Mental illness in prison is a crime

Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Kham MP and Centre Chief Executive Sean Duggan

Last Thursday,  Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary Rt. Hon Sadiq Khan MP delivered a speech on mental health in the criminal justice system at our event in the Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre.

In this Sunday’s Express  Sadiq Khan explained that poor mental health is one of the contributing factors to an increased likelihood of reoffending, and, with 90 per cent of prisoners set to be released within 10 years – a problem we simply cannot afford to ignore.

If you missed the article you can read it online here.