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The Court Interpreting Fiasco Continues as Capita Agreement Is Branded 'Unsalvageable'

Thomas Midlane | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics
Thomas Midlane

The decision to hand over the court interpreting contract to Capita is simply yet another example of the bull-headed belief that subcontracting out services to private firms always leads to a sleeker, more efficient service.

Should Universities Still Be Subject To FOIs?

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Universities have submitted a barrage of complaints over being subjected to Freedom of Information requests, after one was landed with a quarter of a ...

Minister Djanogly's Derisory Offer to Children is Simply Misleading and He Must be Challenged

Jonny Mulligan | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Politics
Jonny Mulligan

Ken Clarke, the justice secretary, has published proposals to give divorced and separated fathers stronger rights to see their children as part of an overhaul of the family justice system.

Prisons Are Nearly Full, Admits MoJ

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Prisons in England and Wales are nearly full, the Ministry of Justice has said, partly due to the "significant rise" in people sent to jail over last ...

Court Sentences To Be Televised

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

The Ministry of Justice is to announce the end of the ban on cameras in law courts. Reports suggest David Cameron is preparing to announce the plan...

Riot Sentences Longer Than Average, Data Analysis Shows

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

Sentences for theft and handling stolen goods cases connected to last month's riots were higher than average, it has emerged. The average sentence ...

Community Payback Scheme Promises Hard Labour - But Is It Spin For Cost-Cutting?

The Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Politics

The Ministry of Justice has announced changes to community service guidelines which it says will see offenders performing “hard labour”. But ...