Closing publicly-run prisons to populate a privately-run prison is pure folly, says New Zealand First.
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Staff and prisoners are at risk in Corrections facilities because of the shortage of staff, says New Zealand First.
Where are the prison officers’ batons that Corrections Minister Sam Peseta Lotu-Iiga claims have been issued to deal with a high level of assaults in prisons?
Minister of Corrections Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga must immediately call for a review and overhaul of the temporary prison release system, says New Zealand First.
Prisoners doing a full day’s work is nothing new, but National is pretending it’s had an innovative idea to get prisoners working, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First says the stabbing of a 29-year-old prisoner at Spring Hill Corrections Facility is another sign that the Department of Corrections is being underfunded.
New Zealand First wants the Government to ensure that appropriate measures have been put in place to protect women prisoners when transgender prisoners are transferred out of male prisons into female prisons.
Asenati Lole-Taylor will be visiting Rimutaka Prison to discuss rehabilitation, psychological services, and Pacific initiatives.
New Zealand First says bureaucratic meddling may destroy rehabilitation programmes for Pacific prisoners in the Vaka Fa’aola Pacific Focus Unit at Spring Hill Corrections Facility.
I rise on behalf of New Zealand First to speak on this Corrections Amendment Bill.
I rise on behalf of New Zealand First to speak to the Corrections Amendment Bill.