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Annual Report - April 2010 to March 2011

Published on June 23 2011

NI PRISONER COMPLAINTS DOUBLE IN A YEAR The number of eligible complaints made by inmates in Northern Ireland’s prisons more than doubled in the last year, according to figures being published today by the Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe.

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of Allyn Baxter

Published on June 15 2011

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published her report into the death of 19-year-old Allyn Baxter, who died by suicide while in the custody of Hydebank Wood Prison and Young Offender’s Centre on Tuesday, 3rd August, 2010.

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Investigation Report into Death In Custody of John Deery

Published on December 08 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe, today made a total of 12 recommendations following her investigation into the death of Mr John Deery, 50, who died by suicide whilst in the custody of Maghaberry Prison on Friday 28th August 2009.

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Investigation Report into Death In Custody of Paul Henderson

Published on November 24 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe, today made a total of five recommendations following her investigation into the death of Mr Paul Henderson, 59, in Altnagelvin Hospital while in the custody of Magilligan Prison on 26th January 2009.

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Investigation Report into Death In Custody

Published on November 15 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today made a total of nine recommendations following her investigation into the death in custody of Prisoner B, aged 36, at Maghaberry Prison on March 8, 2009.

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Prisoner Ombudsman comments on Final Report on the Review of the Northern Ireland Prison Service

Published on October 24 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland Mrs Pauline McCabe has today commented on the report by the Prison Review Team led by Dame Anne Owers, she said:

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of George Armstrong

Published on August 25 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has today published on her Office website a copy of the Investigation Report into the death in prison custody of George Armstrong who died on 18th October 2008.

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Prisoner Ombudsman’s Annual Report Released

Published on June 16 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe today published her office’s Annual Report to the end of March 2010. In the year that saw the devolution of Criminal Justice, her Report shows that the Office has made significant progress. Mrs McCabe, now in post for over 21 months says that the year ahead presents the opportunity to maximise the contribution her Office can make to a fair and impartial Criminal Justice system.

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Investigation Report into Roe House

Published on June 11 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland today published her investigation into a complaint from a prisoner about being locked down for 23 hours a day in the separated accommodation in Roe House, Maghaberry Prison.

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of Martin Harper

Published on June 02 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland today published on her Office website a copy of the Investigation Report into the death in custody of Martin James Harper, a prisoner in Maghaberry Prison, who died on 30th January 2009.

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