“The youth justice system should be there to rehabilitate offenders, but it is failing miserably – 76 % of children who serve custodial sentences go on to reoffend” writes Anne Longfield, Children's Commissioner for England
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has said he would oppose any moves to make judges politically appointed.
John Bercow has been hit by a third allegation of abusive behaviour by a senior Parliamentary figure as he awaits the decision on whether he can be handed a peerage.
PFEW National Chair John Apter responds to HMICFRS report as it paints bleak picture of service.
Lord Carey of Clifton makes intervention as ground-breaking new survey of doctors’ views launches this week.
Amanda Pinto QC, Chair of the Bar Council, responds to reports that the Government would consider indefinite detention for convicted terrorists,
House of Commons officials have slammed John Bercow for naming members of staff in his autobiography and called on those allegedly bullied by him to come forward.
Scottish Finance Minister Derek Mackay has been suspended from the SNP pending an investigation into messages he sent to a 16-year-old boy, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.
Before pre-charge bail reforms came into effect in 2017, the Police Federation predicted that pre-charge bail would drop dramatically and that releasing suspected “under investigation” would become the norm – we didn’t really need a crystal ball, writes John Apter, National Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales.
Amanda Pinto QC, Chair of the Bar Council, responds to pre-charge bail reform plans.
Home Office announces pre-charge bail consultation to ‘support officers and victims’.
Diane Abbott has been criticised after she suggested that John Bercow cannot be guilty of bullying because one of his alleged victims was in the Army.
Labour frontbencher Tracy Brabin has hit back at "sexist" social media critics who branded her a "tart" for wearing an off-the-shoulder outfit at the Commons despatch box.
There is little doubt that grooming and sexual abuse of children is continuing. Local authorities and the police have committed to improving, so must the Home Office, writes Graham Stringer MP.
The Home Office review into pre-charge bail must understand why release under investigation (RUI) has rocketed and recognise the damage it has done to so many victims, writes Bambos Charalambous MP.
The Government will set itself on a fresh collision course with the BBC by taking the first steps towards decriminalising people who don’t pay their TV Licence.
Chair of the Bar Council responds to the government's plans on retrospective sentencing changes.
The system of automatically releasing convicted terrorists part-way through their sentences has “come to the end of its useful life”, Boris Johnson has declared in the wake of a fresh attack in London.
The Bar Council respond to the publication of the annual Bar Standards Board (BSB) Diversity at the Bar report.
Child protection must be the Government’s first priority – and the Domestic Violence Bill is a crucial place to start, writes Baroness Benjamin
Boris Johnson is to unveil “fundamental changes” to the way convicted terrorists are released from jail in the wake of the Streatham knife attack.
The Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has faced criticism from leading barristers that he misled the Commons Justice Committee over crown court funding cuts.
The Bar Council expresses its grave concern at the latest legislative measure by the Polish parliament, passed on 23 January 2020, which interferes, once more, with the independence of the judiciary, a principle which is internationally recognised.
Keir Starmer is calling for EU nationals living in the UK to be granted full voting rights in future elections.