Chancellor has demanded £11.5bn in spending reductions, with most Whitehall departments required to find savings of up to 10%
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Wednesday 26 October 2011
People who feel threatened in their own homes will no longer have to flee and can stay to defend both themselves and their property under Government plans.
Sunday 21 August 2011
They seek him here, they seek him there, and when they finally find Ken Clarke, he shuts his eyes. Where is the Justice Secretary when you need him?
Saturday 23 July 2011
The prison population in England and Wales reached a record high yesterday.
Friday 22 July 2011
The prison population in England and Wales reached a record high today.
Thursday 30 June 2011
A schoolboy whose family endured an eight-year struggle to prove that his cerebral palsy was caused by medical negligence yesterday took the campaign against cuts in legal aid to David Cameron's front door.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke says his controversial sentencing Bill will be changed but denies a policy u-turn.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
The deterrent effect of short-term sentences is lost on criminals who are jailed time and time again, a report has found.
Monday 06 June 2011
A radical call for the closure of women's prisons is the key recommendation of a report published today by the Women's Justice Taskforce, which calls for the savings to be reinvested in community-based alternatives to custody. The Justice Secretary, Kenneth Clarke, should give the report careful consideration as he completes his White Paper on sentencing, which is to be published shortly and will look hard at ways to cut the total number of prisoners in Britain – at more than 85,000, the highest as a proportion of the population in Europe.
Sunday 05 June 2011
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail