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Ched Evans: update and unfinished business

Last week, convicted rapist Ched Evans and the public bullying of his victim were all the news. This week, the news agenda has, with one brief blip, moved on. 1,169 more words

ET fees: BIS gives ad hoc succour to Ministry of Injustice

Sitting in Court 3 of the Royal Courts of Justice last week, I was surprised to hear Susan Chan, counsel for the Lord Chancellor in his defence of UNISON’s judicial review of the ET fees regime introduced in July 2013, calling in aid a new, specially-produced statistical analysis of ET claims by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). 782 more words


The Peterborough Social Impact Bond (SIB) conspiracy

If you think Social Impact Bonds are the biggest thing to hit public policy EVER, then you were probably horrified at the cancellation of the final cohort of the flagship Peterborough SIB. 1,891 more words

Social Impact Bonds

Ministry of Justice press release – fixxored

The MOJ sent me this press release today
A new law taking effect today will reinforce the importance of children having relationships with each parent following family breakdown. 723 more words

Children And Families Act 2014

£850 million spent on managing foreign national offenders in UK during 2013-2014 but Home Office making "slower progress than expected" states NAO

Despite increased resources and the introduction of tougher powers, the Home Office has made “slower progress than expected” in managing foreign national offenders in the UK and in removing them to their home countries. 1,279 more words


Earth calling Remission Control ... come in, Remission Control ... is anyone there?

Back in January, I noted on this blog that the tribunal fees remission scheme was providing ministers with a very small fig leaf as they sought to fend off increasingly alarmed suggestions that the hefty employment tribunal fees introduced in July 2013 were blocking workers’ access to justice. 856 more words


A Review of Day 1 of the Restorative Justice Conference.

Since the onset of discussions concerning the adoption of the restorative justice philosophy in Trinidad and Tobago, there has been an unhealthy focus on offenders. This arose due to the introduction of the term in the 2002 Penal Reform Task Force Report wherein restorative justice was intended to underpin the transformation of the prison service. 791 more words