Lessons from Norway

At this event we looked at the issues with the UK prison system and how we can learn from Norwegian prisons. The panel includes former Prisons Minister Sir David Hanson, Chris Daw KC and Lauren Davison.

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Will Barber – Taylor

Deputy Director (Outreach)

Will hosts Events and Podcasts for Centre. He also co-hosts the Debated Podcast and works as the Digital Campaigns and Media Officer for Generation Rent. Alongside this he hosts the Not A Day For Soundbites Podcast and is the Chair of the University of Warwick Young Fabians Society.

Sir David Hanson

Former Minister and former Member of Parliament

Sir David Hanson was MP for Delyn from 1992-2019. During his time in parliament David held a number of positions including as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Tony Blair, Minister of State for Justice from 2007-2009, Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office from 2005-2007 and Minister of State for Security, Counter-Terrorism, Crime and Policing in the Home Office from 2009-2010.

Chris Daw KC

Chris was the co-presenter of the BBC One series “Crime - Are we Tough Enough?” and is author of the book “Justice on Trial".

Lauren Davison

Justice Spokesperson

Lauren is the co-Policy Officer for Open labour, the Secretary of the Young Fabians Criminal Justice Network and has a Masters in Criminology.