Ministry of Justice
What’s a guilty plea worth? One third off the custodial tariff (the current arrangement) or a 50 per cent reduction in sentence for an early plea?
The Ministry of Justice has recently launched a “payment by results’ pilot study at the privately run Peterborough Prison, which holds 480 male and 360 female prisoners.
In 1993, Conservative Home Secretary Michael Howard famously proclaimed “Prison works!” and built more prisons.
The Independent on Sunday (last Sunday) and The Times (today) have run identical stories saying that the number of contested wills is rising, blamin
Ministers in the Coalition Government need to watch their claims more carefully.
The Government has abandoned plans to grant anonymity to those (predominantly men) accused of rape.
How many deaths occurred in England and Wales last week? We don’t know the answer, and that’s understandable.
The inquiry into the National DNA Database by the Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons, which was published on Monday, comes after much of the ‘inquiring’ - including by