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Ministry of Justice (MOJ)
Charlie Taylor announced as candidate for next Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons.
Wrexham Magistrates’ Court will undergo £5.4m worth of renovations to boost capacity, improve accessibility, and deliver more trials.
The Lord Chancellor has today (19 July 2020) announced locations for 10 ‘Nightingale Courts’ which have been rapidly set up to tackle the impact of coronavirus on the justice system.
A panel of experts will examine if there is a need to reform the judicial review process after an independent review was launched by government today (31 July).
Individual care plans and increased staff training on supporting vulnerable mothers and pregnant women will significantly improve the way they are cared for in custody, under a new policy published today (Friday 31 July).
Frontline probation services will be boosted by more than 1,000 new recruits as part of a major three-year plan to strengthen the supervision of offenders unveiled today.
Full text of the speech given by Robert Buckland QC to the judiciary about judicial independence, reform and future
The Government is to legalise the remote witnessing of wills – making it easier for people to record their final wishes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lord Chancellor has announced the appointment of Flora Page and Stephen Gowland as new non-lay members of the Legal Services Board and an extension to Marina Gibbs’ tenure as lay member.
Alan Weale, a electrician at HMP Warren Hill has gone above and bee-yond by donating two colonies of bees from his own apiary in Suffolk.
People managing their loved ones’ affairs will find it easier to safeguard their finances and wellbeing after a new online service is launched today (17 July 2020).
Victims of terror atrocities at home and overseas are to benefit from a new dedicated compensation scheme under government plans to boost the support offered to people injured by violent crime.
Her Majesty the Queen, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, has appointed 3 Commissioners and reappointed 5 Commissioners to the Judicial Appointments Commission.
Anyone who assaults or attacks emergency workers could face longer jail terms, as a consultation on doubling the maximum penalty for the offence is launched today.
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.
Youth cautions and multiple conviction rule to be removed from automatic disclosure.
Sir Richard Heaton will conclude his service at the Ministry of Justice later this summer when his five-year tenure comes to an end.
More than 100,000 civil money claims have been issued in just 18 months using HM Courts and Tribunals Service’s online service.
Letter from Minister Chalk to Jess Phillips MP on the second tranche of the government amendments tabled for Commons Report stage.
Letter from ministers to Jess Phillips MP on the first tranche of the government amendments tabled for Commons Report stage.
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