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Criminal Justice System

Kate Green: Government Failing To Tackle Causes Of Women’s Offending

Kate Green MPWomen make up only around 4 per cent of the prison population, many are convicted of less serious offences, and serve only short sentences.But often they are caught in a revolving door of repeat offending.This is hugely expensive for the taxpayer, highly disruptive for the children of women offenders, and doesn’t work to tackle the root causes of women’s offending.Many struggle with substance misuse or poor mental health. […]

today2 May 2022

Dominic Raab

Tories Accused Of Breaking Pre-Election Rules Over Prison Terror Crackdown

Dominic Raab inside a cell at category C prison HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough.Labour have accused the Tories of breaking strict pre-election rules by preparing to announce a crackdown on terrorism in prison.Justice secretary Dominic Raab is on Wednesday expected to unveil the government’s response to a report by Jonathan Hall QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation.According to The Times, Raab will announce that existing laws are to be […]

today25 April 2022

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