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29 March 2019,
The Age of Ministerial Irresponsibility: The cabinet ministers who got away with facing the consequences of disastrous decisions.
13 March 2019,
As another provider of probation services teeters on the brink of collapse, the Government remains committed to a role for the private sector in supervising offenders.
12 March 2019,
As Brexit continues to dominate all of British political life, what about the families up and down the country going hungry, cold and getting further in debt because of the benefit cap?
8 March 2019,
How can the Government reduce the use of short prison sentences if judges lack confidence in community alternatives?
How Repression in Belarus and Revolution in Ukraine Provides a Warning and a Lesson for Brexit Britain
6 March 2019,
Natalia Kaliada of the Belarus Free Theatre and Mark and Marichka Marczyk explain how protestors can't abandon the barricades if they are to defend their freedoms.
EXCLUSIVE Minister Tells Bereaved Families She Stands By Decision Not to Give Those Whose Relatives Die in State Care Automatic Legal Aid
27 February 2019,
As a new campaign is launched calling for the Government to introduce non-means tested legal aid for families who lose relatives in a state-related death, a Government minister defends the status quo.
‘Probation Workers Supervising Offenders who Commit Murder and Rape on their watch “Scapegoated” over Chris Grayling’s Failed Reforms’
22 February 2019,
With the number of serious further offences by those on probation rising by over a third since the service was reformed in 2014 by Chris Grayling, the probation workers’ union asks: where is the political accountability for the failings?
EXCLUSIVE ‘No One is Coming to Save Me’ – Can Prisoners Become their own Life Coaches and Escape our Failing Jails?
31 January 2019,
Hardeep Matharu meets the charity helping inmates to think about their lives and how to transform them and explores why we can't wait for the Government to make prisons places of change.
16 December 2018,
Society must understand the human story behind crime to deal with it, according to the creators of Crooks.
4 December 2018,
Criminal justice charities, parliamentarians and bereaved families have united to launch a campaign to 'End Child Imprisonment'.
25 November 2018,
Prisoners, who are particularly vulnerable to neglect and abuse, still have rights, says Nick Hardwick.
24 November 2018,
Professor Philip Alston believes the perception that human rights are only for criminals or the most vulnerable is damaging.
12 November 2018,
Making Spice a Class A drug is likely to make its already devastating effects on vulnerable communities worse not better, politicians have been warned.
BREXISTENTIAL CRISIS: The Woman using Philosophical Psycotherapy to Help EU Citizens Cope with Brexit
1 November 2018,
The EU citizens turning to philosophical psychotherapy to help them cope with Brexit
31 October 2018,
The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has proved himself to be “unprincipled and unfit to hold one of the great offices of state” after turning the UK’s back on opposing the death penalty, according to an eminent human rights lawyer.
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