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Government committee recommends review of arts in criminal justice

Government committee recommends review of arts in criminal justice



The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance is pleased to see the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport recognise the important role of arts organisations in supporting people on their desistance journey.

The final report, Changing Lives: the social impact of participation in culture and sport, recommends the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Ministry of Justice jointly commission a review of arts in the prison estate.

Our joint submission with Clinks to the open consultation is referenced in the final report.

Read the full report here (PDF)

Find out more here


Image: National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance annual conference 2019, credit Elijah Thompson