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Facts & Stats

Over half of imprisoned parents lose contact with their families.

Those that maintain contact are up to 6 times less likely to re-offend

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Over 200,000 children each year are affected by parental imprisonment:

(which is more than half than those that are affected by divorce)

Prisoners’ children are three times more likely to suffer from mental health problems than their peers

Over 25% of prisoners spent time in care as children

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Over a third of prisoners interviewed for the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction study said that someone in their family (other than themselves) had been found guilty of a non-motoring criminal offence.  

Of these convicted family members, 84% had been in prison, a young offenders' institution or borstal.