Thirty six years ago in the spring of 1990, the biggest riot in UK prison history took place at HMP Manchester. The riot included a twenty-five day roof top protest that involved 142 prisoners and events that resulted in the death of two inmates and the injury of 47 prisoners and 147 prison officers. The disturbance started after prisoners felt that their complaints about conditions and how they were treated were being ignored or ineffectively investigated by staff. A reporte
I am writing this letter of recommendation for the legal services provided to my fiancé for his parole hearing by Lisa Burton. He is currently two years over tariff of an IPP sentence.
My partner had had three parole deferrals, all due to incorrect paper work, and had had very poor legal representation. We were both feeling very deflated and unsure of the future. Lisa was recommended to us by another of her clients, who like my partner, was an IPP prisoner. To say that Lis