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Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament (AP)

The bishops said the best way to combat extremism was through effective integration

Prime Minister David Cameron is escorted by prison governer Stephen Ruddy as he tours HMP Onley in Rugby ahead of a major speech on prison reform (PA)

England and Wales’ lead bishop for prisons has said ‘prisoners should be treated as assets to our society rather than liabilities’

Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Mazur/

Bishop Moth says he is ‘extremely encouraged’ by renewed energy over reform

‘Lock them up and throw away the key’ is now a staple comment of crime victims (PA)

We should all think, ‘There but for the grace of God go I’, rather more often than we do

HMP Wandsworth in London (PA)

Bishop Richard Moth said that British prisons are overcrowded and under-resourced

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling (PA)

Chris Grayling’s decision to allow prison governors to ban books from being sent to their inmates is unforgivable