The HMP kids: Damage done by IPP sentencing

Darcey Hartley’s dad, Ian, has been in prison for over 13 years, even though he was only required to serve two years and 11 months. Darcey and Ian still don’t know when Ian might be released. Sentenced to “imprisonment for public protection” (IPP), along with around 3,000 others, Ian is serving an indefinite sentence, at

Campaigners condemn far-right recruitment attempts among IPP families

Campaigners against indefinite IPP prison sentences publicly denounced efforts being made by far-right activist Tommy Robinson (pictured waving brick) to infiltrate and recruit from among the prisoners’ families of using his “media reach” as a lure today. Smash IPP said in a statement: We are sad and angry to announce that Tommy Robinson, founder of