Community sentences to get tougher under David Cameron plan – The Guardian

Posted February 24th, 2012 in community service, news, sentencing by tracey

“David Cameron wants to toughen up non-custodial community sentences with new sanctions including giving courts the power to confiscate offenders’ credit cards, passports and driving licences. In a bid to curb impressions that community sentences are a soft alternative to prison, the prime minister is also proposing to electronically tag offenders and prevent them from leaving home for most of the day.”

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The Guardian, 24th February 2012