The Bar Council have responded to today’s criminal justice system quarterly statistics from the Ministry of Justice.
A forthcoming almighty constitutional row, questionable reshuffles and defending the judiciary, the more things change, the more they stay the same for Lord Falconer.
A controversial Downing Street adviser has quit after a row over his past comments on eugenics, race and welfare claimants.
Amanda Pinto QC, Chair of the Bar, responds to the Prime Minister's Government reshuffle.
MPs have backed Boris Johnson's bid to curb the early release of convicted terrorists in the wake of the Streatham attack.
Following the latest comments from No.10 on the purpose of judicial reviews, the Bar Council responds.
Downing Street has launched an outspoken attack on the Court of Appeal's decision to halt the deportation of 25 foreign criminals to Jamaica.
MPs are to be stripped of their role in vetting claims of bullying and sexual harassment against their own colleagues, Commons authorities have announced.
No British nationals will be on board a controversial deportation flight bound for Jamaica that is due to leave on Tuesday, the Government has insisted.
Young people are feeling afraid in their own communities, and many believe that carrying a knife is the only way to protect themselves, writes Rachel Ojo, Chair of the Youth Select Committee
“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.