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#021 Natasha Porter: Why should society care about prisoners?

In this episode Iesha and Anna talk to Natasha Porter and Sarah Pearson from Unlocked Grads about why society should care about prisoners. Iesha, Natasha, Sarah and Anna discuss the Unlocked Grads scheme which trains top graduates as Prison Officers; Natasha’s career in education; her journey to setting up a charity; the lack of political will to improve conditions for prisoners and why Natasha believes business leaders should hire former prisoners.

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Who’s in Charge? – The role of the state and family in the nurture of children

Should parents be allowed to withdraw their children from sex education lessons? Should parents be able to determine in what faith setting their children are educated? Should school supply favour parental choice? Should the state attempt to compensate for parental shortcomings? Behind the different views on all these controversies lie often ill-articulated assumptions about the …

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