From Porridge To Pergolas

Tom Heap looks at the prison farm and its special place in the history of penal policy and in the hearts of the ex-criminals and prison officers who have worked on one.

The recent decline in agricultural jobs has led to the closure of all but two prison farms, a reflection on the wider issues facing farming today.

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20070425

Tom Heap looks at the prison farm and its special place in the history of penal policy and in the hearts of the ex-criminals and prison officers who have worked on one. The recent decline in agricultural jobs has led to the closure of all but two prison farms, a reflection on the wider issues facing farming today.

20071220
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Tom Heap looks at the prison farm and its special place in the history of penal policy and in the hearts of the ex-criminals and prison officers who have worked on one.

The recent decline in agricultural jobs has led to the closure of all but two prison farms, a reflection on the wider issues facing farming today.

*2007042520071220

Tom Heap looks at the prison farm and its special place in the history of penal policy and in the hearts of the ex-criminals and prison officers who have worked on one.

The recent decline in agricultural jobs has led to the closure of all but two prison farms, a reflection on the wider issues facing farming today.