Writing Within Walls

PAS was recently approached by Arkbound Foundation, whose aim is to help disadvantaged people by widening access to literature and improving diversity within the media industry, regarding a new writing …

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New HMPPS Notices to Prisoners and Families

Phil Copple, Director General of Prisons, sent updates to families and prisoners on the Covid-19 situation in prison on 22 June 2020.

You can download these notices below:

HMPPS Covid-19 Notice to …

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End of Custody Temporary Release

PAS receives numerous calls from prisoners struggling to get information on the progress of End of Custody Temporary Release (ECTR) applications.  PAS contacted the ECTR team to clarify the process.  …

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PAS on BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire

This morning, PAS solicitor Laura Orger appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire news programme to discuss the temporary release of prisoners with severe health issues during the coronavirus crisis.

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New PAS Coronavirus Success Story

PAS assisted a prisoner who had called our Advice Line about the refusal to grant him release on Home Detention Curfew (HDC), the scheme under which prisoners can be released …

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