More than a fifth of out of work benefits claimants have a criminal record according to research published by the Ministry of Justice today.
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Friday 17 January 2014
Secure college will house up to 320 young troublemakers
Sunday 12 January 2014
Justice minister wants more female and ethnic minority barristers within 2 years
Don't call it a 'strike': Barristers withdraw labour and courts including Old Bailey fall silent for the first time in centuries over legal aid cuts
Monday 06 January 2014
They feel misrepresented as 'fat cats' and are alarmed by cuts in the legal aid budget
Friday 03 January 2014
Prisoners can continue to use smuggled phones because the Ministry of Justice says jamming equipment is “prohibitively expensive”.
Monday 30 December 2013
The PM is expected to back proposals to extend the voluntary code that the police, courts and probation service are supposed to adhere to, and give it legal force
Monday 23 December 2013
The Ministry of Justice has been called ‘mean-spirited’ for the ban
Monday 23 December 2013
He was the father of modern computing whose work on the Enigma code at Bletchley Park is said to have shortened the Second World War.
Sunday 22 December 2013
The money has been used to improve the rights of children and victims, fight domestic violence and rehabilitate offenders
Thursday 12 December 2013
Monitoring contracts will be handed over to rival Capita on an interim basis
Thursday 14 November 2013
Thousands of minor criminals will face prosecution each year instead of receiving a succession of police cautions, the Government will announce today.
Monday 23 September 2013
The chambers led inquiries into the deaths of Stephen Lawrence and Princess Diana and the Hillsborough disaster
Thursday 19 September 2013
Protests over £800m sell-off that will hand supervision of offenders to private companies
Thursday 12 September 2013
Inspectors say prisons are granting killers and rapists temporary release without proper risk assessment
Thursday 05 September 2013
Foreigners will also be prevented from accessing financial support in civil cases until they have been in the country for one year
Wednesday 04 September 2013
Proposals for a new super-prison are unlikely to extract the venom
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