Fewer offenders should be locked up, says minister

KATE ADMIN / May 27, 2018 at 5:35 PM 20 views

There needs to be a "massive reduction" in the number of people sent to prison for 12 months or less, ministers say.Prisons minister Rory Stewart said short sentences made offenders more likely to commit crime.He also suggested prisoners released on…

Prison Reform: See it, Say it, Sorted?

Rob Allen / May 27, 2018 at 3:19 PM 19 views

Is the Government finally grasping the nettle on Prison Reform?  If dynamic duo may not quite be the right description for Justice Secretary David Gauke and Prison Minister Rory Stewart, they are certainly adopting a bolder approach to criminal justice…