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Posts Tagged: Justice
Iain Dale: A revitalised and purposeful May heads for the Welsh hills to call an election (just kidding, folks)
Plus: Gauke’s failure, UKIP chaos, Salmond’s Russia Today shame, Corbyn’s anti-semitism debacle…and an invitation if you live near Bath.
All credit to the brave victims who brought the legal challenge, and to those who backed them. But the Government should have fought the decision in the first place.
Many women’s lives could be transformed by the right approach – this issue must not be neglected or forgotten amid bigger and more newsworthy events.
One of the complaints that came up from the groups I ran – particularly from those from minority communities – is that some people get treated more leniently than others.
To shut off consideration of realistic and achievable ways of supporting the Government’s Brexit objectives would be irresponsible.
From housing to university access, from the criminal justice system to the House of Commons, ethnic minority communities desire and deserve a fairer deal.
Alex Morton: It’s time to turn the Department for International Development into a Department for Humanitarian Relief
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
The EAW is based on the flawed presumption of judicial parity between European nations. The UK should forge a new partnership where this is actually the case.
The Prime Minister speaks after Lidington announced a review of the Parole Board.
Michael Bates: During this Christmas season, it’s time to stand up for religious freedom – and that of those who don’t believe at all
The number and proportion of conflicts around the world with a religious dimension is increasing. In 2001, 44 per cent; in 2013, 60 per cent.
“The police got their man” – whatever you think of Green, the behaviour of these officers is a disgrace
Even had he been found completely guilty of all allegations, it still wouldn’t be acceptable for the police in misuse their powers in this way.
WATCH: Howard – Retired officers leaking against Green are “damaging…trust” on which British policing is based
“Damian was my Parliamentary neighbour for many years – he’s denied it, I believe him.”
Andrew Mitchell: The Home Office’s Immigration Removal Centres are a dystopian stain on our democracy
Thirty thousand people a year are imprisoned in awful conditions, without any release date, and with no trial or judicial oversight.
James Frayne: Healthcare, crime and justice, quality retirement and the provinces. Four priorities for the Centre-Right
It ought to be focused on those areas that the public really care about and where it can meaningfully offer useful policy ideas.