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20 October 2020 — Press release
A Root-and-Branch review of the parole system in England and Wales has been launched today (20 October 2020) by Justice Minister, Lucy Frazer QC, to help improve public trust and victim confidence.
16 September 2020 — Press release
The Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland QC has today set out his plan for “smarter sentencing” to crack down on crime and protect the public by ensuring dangerous criminals are kept in prison for longer.
New legislation will help ex-offenders to find a job – allowing them to turn their lives around and ending the cycle of crime.
19 August 2020 — News story
Prisoner early release scheme to be paused at the end of August 2020.
16 October 2020 — Guidance
This page provides guidance for families and friends of those in prison in England and Wales during the coronavirus pandemic.
19 October 2020 — Guidance
This page provides advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated when new advice is available.
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