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IPP sentences no closer to reform despite change in law

IPP sentences no closer to reform despite change in law

The government has told TheOpinionSite.org that a timetable for the repeal of the Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) has still not been set, despite the fact that the Bill scrapping the much criticised measure has been passed by both Houses of Parliament; nor have measures yet been put in place to speed up the…

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Work Programme a total failure as government ignores older unemployed and CRB check jobless

Work Programme a total failure as government ignores older unemployed and CRB check jobless

The government’s much heralded Work Programme is completely failing to help older unemployed people and those with criminal records. TheOpinionSite.org can reveal that according to sources within the Department of Work and Pensions, the government sees employing the young as being more cost effective and more politically acceptable than getting experienced 45 – 60 year…

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Theresa May plays the paedophile card to justify new snooping laws

Theresa May plays the paedophile card to justify new snooping laws

The Home Secretary, Theresa May has been trying to justify the introduction of the government’s new snooping laws by saying that they are necessary for the apprehension of “terrorists, paedophiles and criminals” adding that “ordinary people have nothing to fear.” Her howls of anguish at the huge level of criticism of the new proposals to…

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Government and police to monitor all communications and Internet activities of all UK citizens

Government and police to monitor all communications and Internet activities of all UK citizens

The government has confirmed that they intend to introduce legislation which will enable them to monitor the telephone calls, e-mails, texts and Internet useage of everyone in the UK. Internet service providers (ISP) will be required to pass information on to the governments monitoring service, GCHQ and to do so in real time. TheOpinionSite.org can…

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