Tag Archives: Chris Grayling

Coalition releasing sex offenders without treatment

Prisonj

It’s time that the Conservative justice secretary stopped trying to justify the oversight and started looking at ways to correct it.

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Rather than handing young adults to private companies, the government should look at what actually works

Young offendersj

The government wants to push young adult offenders into a probation service modelled on the failed work programme.

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MPs’ knee-jerk response to knife possession won’t work

Knifej

Mandatory prison sentences are not an appropriate, proportionate or effective response to the problem of knife possession.

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How legal aid cuts will hit politicians locally

Justicej

Christopher Sykes looks at how cuts to legal aid could impact local politicians.

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What the #opcotton decision means for the Con Dem’s cuts

Justicej

If we can’t value our justice system what can we value? asks Sara Ibrahim.

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Don’t believe the scaremongering: prison release on temporary licence works

Prisonj

Reducing the numbers eligible for release on temporary licence will mean fewer people have the chance to become law abiding citizens and taxpayers.

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Four regressive things the coalition has done to the criminal justice system

Prisonj

The Guardian reported this week that prison governors have been ordered to cut costs by £149m a year. Cuts aren’t the only regressive thing the coalition are doing to the criminal justice system, however.

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The prison book ban is not just nasty but bizarre

Prison readingj

Encouraging prisoners to read aids their rehabilitation.

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Chris Grayling is right, the BBC is biased. But not in the way he thinks

Another day, another baseless accusation of left-wing bias at the BBC.

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Justice should be accessible to all, not only those who can afford it

Our criminal process should not be premised upon the idea that, if someone is well off enough to pay for a lawyer, they deserve a higher standard of care.

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