David Blunkett ‘regrets injustices’ of indeterminate sentences – BBC News

Posted March 14th, 2014 in news, sentencing, sexual offences, violent offenders by tracey

‘Ex-home secretary David Blunkett has expressed “regret” that indeterminate jail terms, brought in while he was in office, have led to “injustices”. The Criminal Justice Act of 2003 introduced Indeterminate Sentencing for Public Protection or IPP, designed for serious sexual and violent offenders in England and Wales. But IPP numbers mushroomed, with many in jail well past their minimum terms.

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BBC News, 13th March 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk