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The New Lord Chancellor

So, the chips are finally down on post-Brexit Britain. The political dynasty in power for so long has been swept away. We have been given a new prime minister – Theresa May, and she in turn chose our newest Lord Chancellor. 408 more words

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Prisoner attempts suicide after serving nine years for 16 month sentence

A prisoner who remains behind bars years after his sentence ended has attempted suicide as the battle over his future continues.

Danny Weatherson was 18 when a judge recommended he serve 16 months for two attempted robberies – but he has been in custody for more than nine years. 459 more words


More chance of finding a PokemonGO than finding transparency at IMB and MOJ ?

Yesterday, Friday 15 July, I was emailed by Saffron Clackson, Head of the IMB Secretariat with a letter from her to me explaining my right to information under two separate requests: the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 1,073 more words

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Meet the new Justice Secretary Liz Truss

First female Lord Chancellor in almost 1,000 years

Liz Truss has replaced Michael Gove as Justice Secretary and become the first woman to hold the post of Lord Chancellor in 950 years. 428 more words


BHT in numbers 2015/16

Between April 2015 and March 2016, BHT worked with 6,843 of whom 3,837 were men and 2,904 women. 33 clients identified themselves as Trans. (Gender was not recorded in 101 cases). 281 more words


Swifty, soon, shortly, and other stalling tactics used by IMB and MOJ

It’s easy to lose count of the times the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) haven’t done what they said they would do. 780 more words


'A living hell' - the untold story of the partner of a man on IPP

It is not just the prisoners who suffer under indefinite sentences

“It’s been a living hell. I can’t even begin to tell you how much work it’s been,” says Jacquie Fahy, whose partner is serving an indefinite prison sentence. 1,239 more words