Kenneth Clarke: prison is a waste of money – The Guardian

Posted April 18th, 2011 in imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

“The rate of jail sentencing is ‘financially unsustainable’, the justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, has said, delivering a defiant riposte to critics within his own party and the tabloid press who have suggested that his plans to overhaul the penal system are soft on crime.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2011