Ministry of Justice data shows there were 7,479 assaults on prison staff nationally in the 12 months to March 2021.
On her second visit to the Isle of Wight since taking up office in May, Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, heard how prison officers feel that they are not being treated fairly when they are the victim of an assault in the line […]
European Court of Human RightsPublished August 30, 2021Norman v United KingdomBefore Y Grozev, President, and Judges T Eicke, F Vehabovi, I A Motoc, A Harutyunyan, G Kucsko-Stadlmayer and A M Guerra MartinsDeputy Section Registrar: I Freiwirth(Application No 41387/17)Judgment July 6, 2021 The prosecution and […]
Supreme CourtPublished August 3, 2021Sanambar v Secretary of State for the Home DepartmentBefore Lord Reed, Lord Hodge, Lord Sales, Lord Stephens and Sir Declan Morgan UKPC 30Judgment July 16, 2021 Before a young adult migrant who had lawfully spent the majority of his life […]
A shortage of barristers and judges is hampering efforts to reduce the backlog of trials, as the government announces it will reopen courtrooms and reintroduce longer sitting days. Lawyers across England and Wales have reported that trials are being delayed because barristers cannot be […]
Let’s call him David. David had been a truculent youth, in trouble with the law before, though in summing-up the judge said he believed, on the evidence, that “you do not have a serious mental illness”. But David could fly violently off the handle. […]
The Fishmongers’ Hall terrorist shouted “I have got a bomb” before police shot at him 20 times after he fatally stabbed two Cambridge graduates, an inquest into his death was told. Usman Khan appeared to be wearing an explosive suicide belt when he was […]
Policy and guidance on deporting foreign national prisoners under the early removal scheme. Details This prison service instruction (PSI) describes the process by which foreign national prisoners should be considered for early removal from prison and the UK under the early removal scheme (ERM). […]
Read More Fourteen months after HM Inspectorate of Prisons suspended its programme of full inspections as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chief Inspector of Prisons has announced that full inspection visits will resume on 10 May 2021. Aside from a period of […]
The Prison Leavers Innovation Challenge The Ministry of Justice is calling on all innovators who can support people leaving prison to apply for Government funding of up to £350,000 to develop and test their solutions. The Prison Leavers Project aims to develop innovative new […]
Read More Northamptonshire Police has made progress in how it protects children, but it should continue to make improvements, according to a new report. Get the report Northamptonshire – National child protection inspection assessment of progress HMICFRS had previously raised concerns about Northamptonshire Police’s […]
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