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Site in Swansea will pioneer new approach to tackling female offending.
Biggest funding package in a generation to tackle youth offending and cut crime.
The process of managing a loved one’s affairs will be strengthened and modernised under major reforms announced by the government today (19 May 2022).
More than 1,500 new trainee probation officers have been hired this year - hitting the government’s target while helping to cut crime, make streets safer and protect the public.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Secretary thanked prison officers for their service and shared the department’s prison reform plans.
Tougher airport-style security rolled out across the prison estate in England and Wales has intercepted almost 20,000 attempts to smuggle illegal contraband behind bars.
Over the last year, the proportion of ex-offenders in work 6 weeks after release increased by more than half.
Her Majesty The Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, has approved the reappointment of 7 Commissioners of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
The Lord Chancellor has approved the reappointment of Catherine Brown and Ian Hamer as lay members of the Legal Services Board.
More victims of rape and sexual offences will be spared the stress of being cross-examined in court under a measure rolled out to a further 14 locations today (12 May 2022).
A new Reporters’ Charter outlining the rights and responsibilities of court reporters has been launched to boost transparency in the justice system.
Magistrates will be able to issue jail sentences of up to one year for a single offence to help ease the backlog in the Crown Court from today.
The government delivers on its pledge to protect the public better and restore confidence in the criminal justice system as four major bills became law today (28 April).
Kim Brown and Josephine Maguire appointed as independent members of the Judicial Pension Board.
More dangerous and influential terrorists will be separated in specialist units to thwart the spread of their poisonous ideology, the Deputy Prime Minister has announced today (27 April 2022).
Peter Fish and Catharine Seddon appointed as members of the Board of the Children’s and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass).
Courts will continue working at full capacity to speed up justice as the cap on sitting days is lifted for another year, the government announced today (21 April 2022).
PSPRB Chair’s response to the 2022 England and Wales pay round activation letter from the Minister of State for Prisons and Probation.
In a boost for open justice, court and tribunal judgments are now freely available from The National Archives.
A further update on work MOJ is doing to respond to the CJEU judgment of November 2018 in O’Brien No.2 and the Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller of December 2019.
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