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The Lord Chancellor has today reassured Ofsted that immediate improvements are being made at Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre in Warwickshire, which is run by private contractor MTC.
The Secretary of State has approved the appointment of 46 members, the extension of the tenure of appointment of 3 members and the reappointment of 48 members.
The Lord Chancellor sets out how the government plans to support people with neurodivergent conditions such as autism and dyslexia, as well as those with acute mental health problems, within the criminal justice system.
The Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements (IMA) becomes operational at the end of the transition period.
The long-term sustainability of the criminal legal aid market will be the focus of an independent review, it was confirmed today (21 December).
Review to look at how many offenders have conditions like autism and learning difficulties.
The monitoring of convicted terrorists and others who pose a terror risk will be strengthened under plans laid out today (17 December 2020).
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of 116 new Queen's Counsel.
Remit letter from the Minister of State for Prisons and Probation to the Chair of the Prison Service Pay Review Body (PSPRB).
An extra 9 Nightingale courtrooms will bolster the national effort to tackle the impact of coronavirus on the justice system.
The Private International Law Bill (2020) received royal assent today (14 December 2020) allowing the UK to implement vital agreements which protect the country’s businesses and citizens across borders.
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.
The Lord Chancellor has appointed Sir Ashley Fox as the inaugural chair of the Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements. He has also appointed 3 non-executive members to the IMA.
A panel of experts will examine whether there is a need to reform the Human Rights Act in an independent review launched by the government today (7 December 2020).
Parents or guardians of children who lack mental capacity can ask for court fees to be waived when seeking access to a Child Trust Fund, the government has announced today (1 December, 2020).
Three-day virtual event from 1 December to 3 December will bring together the very best in UK and African legal expertise.
Almost £4.4 billion will be invested to increase court capacity, create prison places, and support victims following yesterday’s spending review.
The Secretary of State has announced the appointments and reappointments of Youth Justice Board members.
New technology which spares vulnerable victims and witnesses the trauma of attending court is now available in every Crown Court across England and Wales.
Ministers have today (18 November 2020) confirmed a major funding boost for victims of rape and domestic abuse as services face dealing with greater demand this winter.
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