£100 million crackdown on criminality in prisons outlined by Ministry of Justice

Prison security will be boosted by a £100 million investment as part of a crackdown on crime behind bars, the Government has announced. The investment will target all types of crime in prison – from drug smugglers fuelling a rise in violence and self-harm through to gang...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019

Justice Minister Dr Phillip Lee outlines Government’s vision for Secure Schools

The Conservative Government’s Justice Minister Dr Phillip Lee has outlined the next steps in the Ministry of Justice’s pioneering vision for Secure Schools. As part of the Department’s promise to put education at the heart of youth custody, it has published guidance setting...
Posted On 01 Jun 2018
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Virgin Trains launches toolkit designed to help businesses employ ex-offenders

Virgin Trains has introduced a toolkit for businesses offering them practical advice on hiring ex-offenders. At the same time the train company, which is part-owned by Sir Richard Branson, is calling for more businesses to follow its own example and employ people with previous...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016