Terror suspect benefits could be cut – Theresa May – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2013 in benefits, human rights, legal aid, news, social security, terrorism by sally

“Ministers are to look at curtailing benefits for those suspected of terror offences, the home secretary has said.”

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BBC News, 8th July 2013

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More than half of the country’s jails are overcrowded because system is being ‘flooded’ with low-level offenders – The Independent

Posted July 9th, 2013 in news, prisons, probation, statistics by sally

“More than half of the country’s jails are officially overcrowded because the criminal justice system is being ‘flooded’ with low-level offenders, according to new research.”

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The Independent, 8th July 2013

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‘Gutting’ of Jillings child abuse report angers victims – The Guardian

“A decision to continue to withhold crucial details from a damning report on widespread abuse in children’s homes has been strongly criticised by victims, lawyers and child protection experts.”

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The Guardian, 8th July 2013

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Misuse of stop and search powers risks undermining police, says watchdog – The Guardian

“The misuse of ‘intrusive and contentious’ stop and search powers is threatening to undermine the legitimacy of the police, an official watchdog has warned.”

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The Guardian, 9th July 2013

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