Mick Collins

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Prisioners under guard after the Custom House battle in May 1921. Photograph: Independent News And Media/Getty Images

In early 1921 Liberal British prime minister Lloyd George, heading a coalition government, was coming under both military and Conservative pressure to(...)

Dear Minister, Why can’t we get the prisons right? It’s not such a big job. A few years ago, we had less than 500 prisoners; even today it’s not much (...)