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IPP prisoners in jail longer as HMP fails to provide courses

IPP prisoners in jail longer as HMP fails to provide courses

TheOpinionSite.org has recently received more reports that prisoners subject to an IPP sentence (Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection) are unable to achieve their release because the Prison Service is still failing to provide the necessary number of offending behaviour courses. IPP prisoners must complete specified courses if they are to have any hope of ever…

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Osborne’s budget rewards the rich and condemns the poor to further misery

Osborne’s budget rewards the rich and condemns the poor to further misery

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, yesterday gave himself and his Cabinet colleagues a substantial pay rise by cutting the top rate of tax by 10%. Meanwhile, he put an end to extra payments for pensioners and did absolutely nothing to help those on benefits and who, despite their best efforts, cannot find work. Smokers…

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UK sex offenders being used in chemical castration experiments

UK sex offenders being used in chemical castration experiments

An experiment designed to ‘chemically castrate’ sex offenders, all of whom are supposedly ‘volunteers’, is being carried out by the Prison Service. The scheme is fully backed by the Ministry of Justice which said it supports the use of drug “intervention” for some high-risk offenders. However, some believe that it is not possible for the…

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Massive rise in unemployment and prices threaten riots and disorder in 2012

Massive rise in unemployment and prices threaten riots and disorder in 2012

A huge rise in unemployment and retail prices are expected in 2012, a rise so significant that  it could undermine the social structure of Britain. The unstoppable increase in joblessness, retail food prices and transport has led the government to take radical action towards preventing a repeat of last summer’s riots or worse. Originally, the…

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Police privatisation sets us all on a dangerous path

Police privatisation sets us all on a dangerous path

Police forces across England and Wales are inviting bids from private companies who wish to undertake some aspects of the policing role in England and Wales. In allowing forces to do so, the government has set itself on a dangerous path that could seriously undermine the public accountability of the police. With many believing that…

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