Conjugal visits petition

A lovely lady called Jade Swindle has started a petition to legalise conjugal visits in the UK. Conjugal visits are periods of time where an inmate is allowed to spend hours/days in private with (usually) their partner. Currently, conjugal visits are used in a variety of countries such as the Turkey and Spain with the aim of preserving special bonds between couples and encouraging good behaviour by using the visits as incentives. They are held in special rooms or buildings and may provide items such as towels and condoms – sex is permitted. The current UK equivalent is the use of day visits where an inmate is allowed out for a day or perhaps a weekend without being supervised but Jade has started the petition for those loved ones of UK prisoners who feel that conjugal visits should be implemented here. As it stands, petitions need 10,000 signatures for a response from parliament and 100,000 to be considered for debate in parliament but every law change starts somewhere!
If you would like to sign the petition yourself you can find the link here:Β https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/171447

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