Sentencing change leads to £10m jail backlog – The Guardian

Posted June 25th, 2007 in news, prisons, sentencing by sally

“Ministers seriously underestimated the huge numbers of inmates who would clog up prisons under the new indeterminate sentences for public protection (IPPs) and will not be able to process them through the system for at least another two years, officials admitted yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2007