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Please, Liz Truss, fix the prison system that’s killing so many women | Benjamin Butterworth

My stepmum killed herself in jail 14 years ago. Today, suicide and self-harm among female prisoners is rising. When will a justice secretary ask why? Liz Truss took to the Conservative conference podium as justice secretary for the first time today, ready to usher in “the most far-reaching reforms ever seen”. The reforms weren’t outlined, but mental health got just one, fleeting mention.
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