Last week justice secretary Chris Grayling withdrew his proposal to deny those accused in the criminal courts and reliant on legal aid the right to choose who will represent them.
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Too many prisons act like bad parents. Rather than doing anything productive with those in their care, it’s a lot less effort to simply plonk them in front of the TV to veg out.
TweetWith the memory of the G4S debacle at the beginning of the summer still sore, today’s news that the government plans to outsource huge swathes of the probation service will be met by cynicism and concern. British government use of the private sector to run services has had a difficult history. However, the justice secretary […]
Efforts by the coalition to reduce expenditure on prisons are fraught with problems, including, potentially, from the ever-reliable G4S.
In an interview with ConservativeHome, Chris Grayling reaffirms worries about the Tory party stance on human rights, with talk of quitting the ECHR.
New ONS figures reveal that the number of long-term unemployed has more than doubled since May 2010: a new milestone in the Work Programme’s litany of failure.
Gaffe-prone employment minister Chris Grayling added to his opus of incompetence today; Shamik Das chronicles all his balls ups down the years.
We should be cautious and wait a couple of months before we conclude the labour market is definitely on the mend, writes Richard Exell.