The Truth About IPP Sentences

23% cut to UK Justice System as unions play on public fear

23% cut to UK Justice System as unions play on public fear

The UK Chancellor, George Osborne has today announced that the UK Ministry of Justice will effectively lose 23% of its budget over the next four years. Prison places are expected to fall by 3,000 over the same period but this can only be achieved through sentencing reforms as the prison population rises every year without…

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IPP Sentence – Prison Governors Sentence Indeterminate Sentence to Scrap Heap

It seems that UK prison governors will call for the immediate release of 2,500 prisoners who were jailed indefinitely for the protection  of the public (IPP) and have now served more than their minimum tariff. Eoin McLennan-Murray, president of the Prison Governors Association, will describe the sentences as a “blatant injustice”. TheOpinionSite.org sees this as…

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As CEOP dies, Jim Gamble saves himself…no surprise there then.

As CEOP dies, Jim Gamble saves himself…no surprise there then.

Operation Ore, the UK’s biggest investigation into alleged child pornography, resulted in numerous innocent people being jailed or cautioned, led the politicians to invoke draconian legislation, caused the erosion of civil liberties in the name of ‘child protection’ and also caused the death of 39 people. The man who was at the centre of its…

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No job help for former violent and sex offenders

No job help for former violent and sex offenders

The number of out of work ex-offenders who have committed violent or sex offences is continuing to increase, a fact that nobody – especially the UK government – wants to talk about. An investigation by TheOpinionSite has shown that sex offenders in particular receive no help at all from the Job Centre (run by the…

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Pope Benedict a Huge Success – whilst obsessed media talks only of abuse

Pope Benedict a Huge Success – whilst obsessed media talks only of abuse

The visit to the UK by Pope Benedict XVI has been rightly hailed as a great success. Hundreds of thousand of people turned out to cheer and welcome the Pontiff. The doom-mongers who had prophesied a poor turnout were confounded and the spiritual leader of  one sixth of the world’s population hit it off big…

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