Tag Archives: Transforming Rehabilitation

The failure to address real issues


Over the weekend there was a disturbance in Lewes Prison which led to visits by families and friends being cancelled and the involvement of additional officers brought into the prison to bring order back to the wing on which the … Continue reading

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The Chilterns got in the way


Speaking on Sunday morning on the Marr show, the Right Honourable Christopher Stephen Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport was asked why the budget for HS2 is once again being expanded from its original £40Bn with suggestions that … Continue reading

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Michael Gove is right


The above phrase is one I never expected to write, and yet this morning I wrote the following blog endorsing the statements of the Justice Secretary. However during the day the news cycle brought us an update which is that … Continue reading

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Blue Light Commissioner


According to todays Times the Government is about to extend the role of Police and Crime Commissioners to oversee Fire & Rescue Services. Apart from any Union opposition which the article focuses on, this is a mistake for several reasons. The most fundamental … Continue reading

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That debate and transforming rehabilitation


Apart from the radio excerpts I have yet to watch or listen to the interviews with Paxman and Burley and their two studio guests. Its not that I personally lack interest in watching Miliband and Cameron, but unfortunately I haven’t … Continue reading

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