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Sex Offender Lie Detector tests may be expanded to include any suspected offenders

Sex Offender Lie Detector tests may be expanded to include any suspected offenders

In a shameful bid to score political points and to boost the failing reputation of the Home Secretary, Theresa May, the government has announced that, despite the fact that the devices are so unreliable that the evidence obtained from them is not allowed to be used in court, the use of polygraph testing or “Lie…

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Olympics bring loss and misery whilst hiding government manipulation

Olympics bring loss and misery whilst hiding government manipulation

Whilst David Cameron and his ministers, the pompous London Mayor Boris Johnson,  over-paid dignitaries and the inevitable hangers on all look forward to an enjoyable and all-expenses-paid Olympic experience, TheOpinionSite.org wishes to remind its readers that many businesses, local traders and many ordinary members of the public are preparing for an expensive and utterly miserable…

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Work Programme failing miserably new figures show

Work Programme failing miserably new figures show

The Work Programme, intended to get the long-term unemployed back to work, is failing miserably according to the government’s own figures released yesterday. Despite the Employment Minister, Chris Grayling trying desperately to talk up the figures, the statistics show that in fact less than 25% of Work programme attendees have had any true break from…

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Continuing IPP failures force question in House of Lords

Continuing IPP failures force question in House of Lords

As the nightmare of Indeterminate Sentences for Public Protection (IPP) continues to cause chaos in overcrowded British prisons, the government seems to have come to a grinding halt when it comes to sorting out the mess created by the IPP sentence. Kenneth Clarke described it as being “a stain on British Justice” and the IPP…

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