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What Is Prison For?

In the news section we often hear opposing sides as to the purpose and usefulness of prisons. Often there are calls of "life should mean life" and "outsourcing" of prisons (and prisoners). This is the weathervane question of what the AB News team(s) think prison is for:

Results ★

Punishment
52.00%
Protection Of "Normal" Society
32.00%
Rehabilitation
16.00%

What is the principal purpose of prison in the UK, in your opinion?

 AnswerPercentageVotes
Total: 25
A.Punishment52.00 %13
B.Protection Of "Normal" Society32.00 %8
C.Rehabilitation16.00 %4
Stats until: 07:28 Sat 13th Apr 2024 (Refreshed every 5 minutes)