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Short Update: UK Prison and Probation Ombudsman to continue to investigate deaths in prison on a remote basis

FairTrialsAdmin - April 30, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Prison monitoring

The Prison and Probation Ombudsman ("PPO") has confirmed that it will continue to operate on a remote basis following the closure of its office building in March. The body is still investigating all deaths in prisons but by utilising interviews by video or phone. In a press release on 21 April, the PPO also shared its revised complaints procedure for the COVID-19 period. 

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