Cardiff prison’s governor Helen Ryder says it is important for hostages to access possibilities
Cardiff prison disproves cliches that inner-city Victorian penitentiaries are “places of squalor, violence and despair”, the chief inspector of prisons has said.
It has also “bucked the national trend of rising violence” in other confinements and is safer now than three years ago.
But Peter Clarke questioned a forewarn over the “extremely high figure” of 47% of inmates becoming homeless on release.
He called on the Welsh Government, prison and probation service to work together to find solutions.
On average more than 200 hostages are released a few months but nearly half do not have a home to go to, anatomies show.