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IPP sentence reform will only be possible if MPs are courageous

IPP sentence reform will only be possible if MPs are courageous

Despite the recent lull in hostilities, the ongoing conflict within government regarding the reform of IPP sentences and a prison sentences in general is set to continue for some time. As the government gets itself further embroiled in arguments about tabloid newspapers and their undue influence on policy making, the war over penal reform has…

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Changes to sex offenders register may be unlawful

Changes to sex offenders register may be unlawful

The government’s proposed changes to the notification requirements for UK sex offenders (Sex Offenders Register) may be unlawful. TheOpinionSite.org can reveal that the lack of independence and impartiality of the police, the retrospective nature of any changes that may be made and claims that the requirements are disproportionate are, according to reliable sources, all under…

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Police incompetence may prevent questioning of Brooks and Murdochs

Police incompetence may prevent questioning of Brooks and Murdochs

The blundering incompetence of the police which was demonstrated on Sunday with the arrest of Rebekah Brooks is almost impossible to believe. The timing of Mrs Brooks’ arrest has led some conspiracy theorists to suggest that the arrest was made in order to protect the police themselves. This however is unlikely and what we are…

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Rebekah Brooks resigns – and not a moment too soon

Rebekah Brooks resigns – and not a moment too soon

The poisonous ‘Queen of Fleet Street’, Rebekah brooks has at last resigned as CEO of News International. Most people, including TheOpinionSite.org will wish her good riddance. The most poisonous woman in the press and media world had finally become the story – a situation that has been damaging Rupert Murdoch and his parent company News…

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Murdoch withdraws BSkyB bid and may ditch UK papers as well

Murdoch withdraws BSkyB bid and may ditch UK papers as well

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has withdrawn its bid to take over the profit generating broadcaster BSkyB. There is now speculation that with the new proposals for regulation put forward today by the government and opposition and also the in depth criminal investigation now under way, Murdoch may finally decide that the UK is no longer…

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News of the World closure is due to corruption of both press and police

News of the World closure is due to corruption of both press and police

The closure of the News of the World is the best news to come out of Fleet Street for many years but the paper would have closed years ago had it not been for weak MPs, power-hungry prime ministers and corrupt policemen. The tacky tabloid has lied, cheated and threatened its way to success whilst…

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News of the World chief Brooks saved by David Cameron

News of the World chief Brooks saved by David Cameron

The revelation that the News of the World allegedly hacked into Milly Dowler’s mobile phone should come as no surprise to anyone who understands the Murdoch tabloid press for what it really is. It is an arm of the so-called “free press” of which all politicians are utterly terrified and which can operate with impunity,…

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IPP sentence reforms in danger as Cameron fears tabloid backlash

IPP sentence reforms in danger as Cameron fears tabloid backlash

Westminster sources close to Number 10 have revealed that weak Prime Minister David Cameron is so worried about the political effects of a tabloid led backlash to the proposed reforms of the IPP sentence, that he is reconsidering whether or not to reverse the government’s stated intention to get rid of it. The recent announcement…

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