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Why do we remand so many people in custody?

Work with Offenders explores why we are so keen to lock up people who are innocent until proved guilty.

Why do we remand so many people in custody?

Date - 13th July 2020
By - Russell Webster - Work with Offenders
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More than one in nine people in our prisons at any one time are on remand. Despite these high numbers, a substantial proportion of people remanded in custody are not ultimately imprisoned − in 2018 10% people remanded into custody by...
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