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Work Programme leavers face Job Centre threats and bullying

Those leaving the Work Programme can expect very little help and a great deal of bullying and intimidation As the first of the unemployed begin to leave the government’s failed Work Programme, sceptical about returning to the tender clutches of Job Centre Plus, those who have been unemployed for years are now reporting that they…

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Police invitations to ‘victims’ encouraging false allegations

Police invitations to ‘victims’ encouraging false allegations

Police officers making statements related to sex abuse cases have been told to always include a reference to “brave victims” and to always invite other “victims” to come forward with more allegations, safe in the knowledge that they will be assumed to be telling the truth, even though they may well have other motives. The…

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Police fail to apprehend anti-paedophile vigilantes

Police fail to apprehend anti-paedophile vigilantes

British police are failing to arrest and investigate a so called ‘anti-paedophile’ vigilante group, despite one group spokesman admitting on BBC Radio that his organisation is knowingly acting “outside of the law”. The group – whose name we will not publish as we do not believe it deserves publicity on TheOpinionSite.org – admits trapping potential…

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Are the British really a nation of sex offenders?

Are the British really a nation of sex offenders?

After the report into the apparent sexual offending of Jimmy Savile, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kier Starmer, has effectively announced that the prosecution of those accused of sexual offences against children is to be made even easier by further lowering the bar – or ’level of proof’ – required before police can be authorised…

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Conservatives offer many offenders no alternative to prison

Conservatives offer many offenders no alternative to prison

Today the Chancellor, George Osborne gave his Autumn Statement or ‘mini budget’ to the Commons and announced no help for the unemployed and certainly no hope for unemployed ex-offenders; indeed, in monetary and most other terms, if you have a criminal record and cannot pay your bills, you may well be better off in prison…

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After Savile, every British man should worry about his past

After Savile, every British man should worry about his past

As the Jimmy Savile affair rumbles on, the question of whether so called “historic” offences should be subject to some form of Statute of Limitation has again been raised, not just because police, the CPS, courts and politicians seem to be applying today’s modern thinking to life as it was 40 years ago but also…

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Savile affair: Questions over historic abuse, charities and profiteering ‘experts’

Savile affair: Questions over historic abuse, charities and profiteering ‘experts’

The current madness surrounding the late Jimmy Savile is likely to be very profitable indeed for some involved in the law, child protection and the press; alleged ‘victims’ may also benefit – though one should remember that it is yet to be proved that there are actually any in the first place. Despite the very…

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Child protection insanity as innocent man is dragged from swimming pool

Child protection insanity as innocent man is dragged from swimming pool

An incident in Bournemouth this week shows that adults in Britain are now in danger of being arrested if they seek to prevent children from misbehaving in public or behaving in a manner that is inconsiderate of others; the paranoia of child abuse that has been created over the last 20 years now means that…

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European Court rules against ‘Draconian’ IPP sentences

European Court rules against ‘Draconian’ IPP sentences

The Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) was this week condemned by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) as being ‘draconian’ in nature and totally inadequately resourced. The British government was also ordered to pay compensation to 3 IPP prisoners who are unable to progress towards release due to the government’s failure to provide…

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Assange sex allegations force British submission to Washington, women’s groups and EAW

Assange sex allegations force British submission to Washington, women’s groups and EAW

Whilst the tabloids concern themselves with making money from the alleged sexual exploits of Julian Assange, the British government continues to endure acute embarrassment following his failed extradition. Britain’s subservience to the United States and the government’s insistence on supporting the increasingly discredited European Arrest Warrant (EAW), especially when targeted at alleged sex offenders, have…

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