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Government’s all-new specialist financial crime unit set to crack down on prison gangs

A new specialist unit will identify and freeze bank accounts linked to organised crime behind bars, Justice Secretary David Gauke has announced. In the latest measure designed to tackle the criminal kingpins who fuel drug dealing and violence in Britain’s jails,...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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“Dangerous extremists to be separated from mainstream prison population” announces MoJ

Dangerous extremists will be separated from the mainstream prison population and placed into specialist centres under new rules published by Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah at the Ministry of Justice. Three separation centres are being created to form part of the wider Government...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Home Office Counter-Extremism Task Force set to help tackle extremism behind bars

A new unit established to combat extremist ideology behind bars is being launched, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The specialist Task Force will analyse intelligence compiled by around 100 counter-terrorism experts working across the country to assess the threat posed...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017