This a small change in practice, but, it is a difference which will change lives, reduce crime and help stop the merry-go-round in our prison estates.
We were once the party that said prison works. This is one route by which we can make sure it does.
The last in our mini-series of articles on ConservativeHome this week about prisons, policy and reform.
The second in our mini-series of articles on ConservativeHome this week about prisons, policy and reform.
The first in a mini-series of articles on ConservativeHome this week about prisons, policy and reform.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
The Justice Secretary makes a good case that short prison sentences make reoffending worse. But he must persuade a sceptical public.
Drones play a big part in locating missing persons and tracking down criminals. Automated Number Plate Recognition technology has been extended.
My plan not only involves bringing offenders to justice but also deterring them from reoffending.
We spend £251 billion each year on outsourcing and contracting without evidence that this is a good deal for taxpayers.
It ought to be focused on those areas that the public really care about and where it can meaningfully offer useful policy ideas.
Children lose out, and there’s a knock-on elder care, too.
Whether Truss’s inspiration is May on policing or Gove on schools, the only way ahead is a challenging radicalism.