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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Wednesday 22 May 2013
High Court judge lifts ruling on 'Monster of Worcester' who impaled victims on railings
Friday 10 May 2013
At St Giles Trust we could now bid to work with organisations across the UK, says the Chief Executive
Thursday 09 May 2013
Reoffending rates have hardly changed in the last ten years, with 58 per cent of prisoners serving less than 12 months going on to reoffend in the year after release.
Chris Grayling calls for better rehabilitation after 200,000 crimes a year by ex-prisoners expose 'depressing merry-go-round' of re-offending criminals
Saturday 04 May 2013
Nearly 66,000 burglaries last year were committed by people who had spent at least a year in prison
Thursday 02 May 2013
The Court of Protection was a little known part of the justice system until this paper intervened
Sunday 14 April 2013
Thousands of prisoners could lose their automatic access to gym equipment, games consoles and other perks under plans for a tough new regime in Britain’s jails.
Monday 01 April 2013
83% of prisoners reported that odorous toilet excretions were hampering their ability to relax
Thursday 28 March 2013
MoD has been told to find savings of five per cent
Friday 22 March 2013
Company boosts its recruitment of British nationals following criticism
Tuesday 05 March 2013
There will always be tension between politicians and judges. That is right and proper; proof, indeed, that the natural checks and balances between parliament, government and the judiciary are working. Were politicians and judges always to agree that would be grounds for suspicion. But there must be limits to that tension if the delicate balance is to be maintained. In two areas the Government seems to have overstepped the mark. The first is on its swingeing cuts to the legal aid budget which will take £350m from the annual £2bn bill.
Monday 04 March 2013
Kenneth Clarke renewed his feud with Cabinet colleague Theresa May over human rights legislation today as he warned about the need to protect people from the tabloid “lynch mob”.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
David Cameron has said that the Government needs to go “further and faster” to bring down the deficit after the loss of Britain’s coveted AAA credit rating.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Former constituency chief accuses Nick Clegg of betraying NHS as he shifts to anti-reform party
Sunday 03 February 2013
It is hard to conceive the effect of the deprivation of freedom and human dignity
Thursday 31 January 2013
The challenge faced by the Government in tackling reoffending was underlined today by figures that revealed a further rise in the number of criminals returning to crime.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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