£40m to help boost community orders and control jail numbers – The Guardian

Posted March 12th, 2008 in news, prisons, probation, sentencing by sally

“An urgent cash injection of £40m to promote the use of alternatives to short prison sentences was announced yesterday by the justice minister David Hanson in the face of a prison population which stands at record levels of nearly 82,000.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk