Ministry of Justice

Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019

Justice Secretary David Gauke: Overhaul of parole system gives victims ‘reassurance, which has not existed up until now’

Justice Secretary David Gauke: Overhaul of parole system gives victims ‘reassurance, which has not existed up until now’

Justice Secretary: Overhaul of parole system gives victims ‘reassurance'

The Justice Secretary has said that an overhaul of the parole system will give victims “reassurance”, and ensure another case like John Worboys will not happen.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.

Prisons minister suggests scrapping 'very short' prison sentences to ease pressure on prison system

Prisons minister suggests scrapping 'very short' prison sentences

Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Giving grandparents a legal right to see grandchildren could be 'dangerous', says campaigner

Giving grandparents a legal right to see grandchildren could be 'dangerous', says campaigner

Legal right to see grandchildren could be 'dangerous', says campaigner

Becca Bland from Standalone UK, a charity for people estranged from their parents, says a law giving grandparents contact rights would not solve family issues

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Mother of James Bulger blasts Jon Venables after reports of new arrest

Mother of James Bulger blasts killer Jon Venables after reports of new arrest

Mother of James Bulger blasts killer Jon Venables after reports of new arrest

Denise Fergus, the mother of the murdered James Bulger, condemned the man after images of child abuse were reportedly found on on his computer

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

former prisoner challenges Prison and Probations Minister to speak up about 'deathtrap' prisons

Former inmate challenges Prison Minister to speak up about 'deathtraps'

'Prisons are deathtraps, the Ministry of Justice's silence is deafening'

Codey called on Sam Gyimah to speak up in an interview with James Whale and Ash Gould

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Ministry of Justice report 'symptomatic of everything wrong' in prison service, says POA representative

Prison officers' union blasts Government after report shows wrongful releases at record high

Prison officers' union blasts Government after 'wrongful release' report

Steve Gillan, the Prison Officers Association's General Secretary, spoke to Paul Ross about UK prison services

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Police search for knifeman released from prison years early after jail term was recorded incorrectly

Knifeman released from prison years early after jail term recorded incorrectly

Search continues for knifeman mistakenly released from prison years early

Ralston Dodd was sentenced to nine years in prison for nearly stabbing someone to death

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Ministry of Justice warns prison officers they will face legal case over industrial action

Ministry of Justice warns prison officers they will face legal case over industrial action

Ministry of Justice says prison officers will face legal case over strike action

The Ministry of Justice has warned that it will take legal action over 'unlawful' industrial action by prison staff which is set to begin on Wednesday

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Islamist extremists to be held in separate prisons after government review

Islamist extremists to be held in separate prisons in government anti-terror plan

Islamist extremists to be held in separate prisons in new anti-terror plan

Ministry of Justice report also suggested 'cultural sensitivity' among staff towards Muslim prisoners could help stop terror hothousing

Friday, May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

'Justice delayed is justice denied' - Chairwoman of Public Accounts Committee slams criminal justice system for 'failing' witnesses and victims

'Justice delayed is often justice denied': Public Accounts Committee call for overhaul of criminal justice system

'Justice delayed is often justice denied', MPs call for system overhaul

The courts are disjointed and overstretched, says Meg Hillier MP