Reviewing Rishi Sunak’s legislative programme, one becomes aware of a government studiously committed to batting out time, and which places its hopes for re-election not in legislative innovation, but in crossing its fingers and hoping for an economy recovery.
I believe conservatism means championing business and enterprise while simultaneously fighting for what is right and fair. This means ensuring that large multinationals never feel empowered enough to run roughshod over our rights as consumers.
He could look again at short sentences. I wanted to scrap them – they are counter-productive in reducing reoffending and cause a great deal of disruption to prisons.
Often victims attend court with an expectation that their case will be heard, only to be informed that it has been adjourned.
As a Government, we’re clear that everyone deserves swift access to justice, no matter who they are or where they are.
The Justice Secretary adds that “one of the things we are looking at is how tech can drive up prosecutions.”
Given that the Bill runs to just under 300 pages, how many of its most vocal opponents have even read the whole thing?