News and Events


The Howard League for Penal Reform is often called upon by the media to comment on the current policy and practice. We contribute to the wider debate through:

Radio studio


The Howard League for Penal Reform organises conferences, seminars, lectures and other events, which are attended by members and supporters of the Howard League, as well as practitioners and policy makers, students, academics and all those members of the public concerned with issues of criminal justice and penal reform.

Howard League staff at an event

Press Centre

Journalists can use these pages to find the latest prison statistics, the Howard League press releases, request images and logos and sign up to our monthly bulletin. For more information contact:

Rob Preece, Campaigns and Communications Manager
tel: 020 7241 7880
mobile: 07714 604955

Visit our press centre

Rob Preece

The Howard League's monthly e-bulletin

Sign up to our monthly e-bulletin to: 

  • Keep in touch with our work
  • find out all our latest news and
  • look at what's ahead.
Newsletter e-bulletin

The Howard

The Howard newspaper is published quarterly and sent to all our members. To receive a regular copy of the Howard please join as a member and help support us.

Here you can download the most recent edition of our newspaper to find out about our work and recent campaigns. You can also view the archive of past issues.

To request paper copies of The Howard call 020 7249 7373 or email:

ISSN 1753-7134

The Howard newspaper