The Commons chamber was visited with a welcome onset of grown-upness on Iran
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Tuesday 26 August 2008
Government plans to build three huge "Titan" jails to tackle the overcrowding crisis were heavily criticised by a prison watchdog today.
Friday 15 August 2008
Sunday 27 July 2008
Tuesday 01 July 2008
Nearly 29,000 criminals have been freed from prison early in the first 11 months of an emergency scheme to beat jail overcrowding, it was announced yesterday.
Wednesday 26 March 2008
British troops will only be sent to war in future after their deployment has been approved by MPs under moves announced by Jack Straw, the Justice Secretary.
Steve Richards: Electoral reform could be just what Brown needs. But if he is to act, he must do it soon
Tuesday 25 March 2008
Sunday 24 February 2008
Saturday 23 February 2008
The jail overcrowding crisis reached a new peak yesterday as the number of prisoners rose above normal capacity for the first time. There are now 82,006 inmates in England and Wales, almost 100 above the normal ceiling set by the Prison Service.
Thursday 31 January 2008
Disgraced MP Derek Conway was today suspended from the Commons for 10 days and ordered to repay up to £13,161 improperly paid to his son Freddie.
Sunday 27 January 2008
Jack Straw, the Secretary of State for Justice, is to unveil plans to merge the prison and probation services into a US-style "Department of Corrections" to try to get to grips with sentencing and the management of offenders in custody and in the community.
Monday 09 October 2006
Michael Harrison's Outlook: The Spanish armada docks at Heathrow but will it be good news for air travellers?
Friday 09 June 2006
Tuesday 23 May 2006
Monday 31 October 2005
Saturday 29 October 2005
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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