The Justice Secretary’s course in his new post is driven by politics as well as principle – that’s to say, by the need to take others with him on prison and human rights reform.
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If he isn’t, Britain should reconsider its relationship with the Maldivian state.
The Justice Secretary’s speech offers hope for those who want to see lower crime, and lives put back on track.
The Justice Secretary’s first speech in his new job shows the topic may have changed, but the radical approach continues.
Sir John Major: Human Rights reform. The land that gave us Magna Carta will not turn its back on fundamental liberties
The full text of the inaugural Edward Heath Lecture, delivered last Wednesday in Salisbury by the former Prime Minister.
They are very different public services, but change needs to come to them both.
In the first of three posts on a British Bill of Rights, Rupert Myers looks at the intransigence of a profession that views itself as progressive.
Suicide rates among prisoners are almost ten times higher than among the rest of the population.
Over-60s are the fastest growing demographic behind bars.
Our own prison population is set to rise to new heights. Quite aside from the moral questions that raises, there are some tricky fiscal ones too.
We are not restricting the number of firms who can do own client work representing legal aid clients who still get public funding for that work.
I’m with my angry father on this one: the Conservatives’ policy has to change.
It was a mistake for Blair to fudge the issue rather than settling matters during the Good Friday negotiations.
The “peace process” is not a get out of jail free card – whether or not it ever justified handing them out.
A nuclear deal should not be struck at the expense of the women and minorities that are oppressed by the regime.