Over the course of a year, 10,000 women — more than half of whom are mums — will be sent to jail for a short period of time, resulting in 17,000 children being separated from their mothers, causing huge upset and disruption and stigmatising the totally innocent.
But women are mothers, and many are forced into crime or trafficked by men who control them.
She is returning to the small screen on MTV's Ex On The Beach: Body SOS to help 16 people get body confident for the beach.
It is no surprise MTV enlisted the beauty's help to host the new reality show Ex On The Beach: Body SOS where she get 16 people ready to hit the beach for summer.The theatre is just down the road from her home where she died in 2011 from alcohol poisoning.I had to look twice to work out who this sylph-like fairy with a beehive actually was.That is the way to repay her debt to society, not gardening or dishing up a prison lunch.Justice Minister Helen Grant (who worked as a solicitor specialising in family breakdown and domestic violence, so she knows the territory) wants to reduce drastically the number of women in jail and is setting up a new advisory board to overhaul community orders and set new ‘robust’ standards.I will never be a size six and I like to live my life and have fun.I like to go to the gym, train hard but I also like a few G&Ts at the weekend.' No doubt 2018 will be an exciting year for Vicky who plans to tie the knot with her beau John Noble.If the imprisonment of Vicky Pryce could achieve one thing, it could signal that we value these women, and will help them get back on their feet to provide for their families and remove the cost of paying them state benefits.The only way to do that is through education, medical treatment and support, not slamming a door and chucking away the key for months on end.Vicky Pryce, sentenced to eight months for taking her husband’s speeding points, has moved from Holloway (which she found ‘a struggle’) to an open prison in a manor house in Kent, joining 100 inmates to muck out the stables, work in the garden (though not in this freezing weather I hope), help with the catering and participate in training courses.A world-class economist shovelling horse muck or washing up plates is hardly an appropriate punishment for a non-violent crime, and now this mother is separated from her five children, nowhere near home.