My name is Kelly Mattison and I am a freelance health and social affairs journalist based in Stockport, greater Manchester. My articles have been published in big issue in the north, big issue Scotland, guardian society, guardian social care and young minds magazine.

Reforms: time well spent

Recent changes to the 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will reduce the prejudice exoffenders face when applying for jobs but they “do not go far enough”, warns Christopher Stacey, director of services at Unlock, a national charity for people with convictions.

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New support for women prisoners and their families

New support for women prisoners and their families

Teachers suspended