Sophie Lancaster killer to be freed from jail – The Independent

Posted March 17th, 2022 in murder, news, parole, release on licence by tracey

‘Ryan Herbert is to be released 15 years after he attacked Miss Lancaster and her boyfriend because they were dressed as Goths.’

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The Independent, 16th March 2022

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Carole Packman murder: Russell Causley returned to prison – BBC News

‘A murderer who refuses to reveal the whereabouts of his wife’s body has been returned to jail after breaching his parole licence conditions.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2021

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New Judgment: R (on the application of Majera (formerly SM (Rwanda)) (AP) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] UKSC 46 – UKSC Blog

Posted October 21st, 2021 in bail, deportation, detention, immigration, news, release on licence, Supreme Court by sally

‘The Appellant is a national of Rwanda who had been granted indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom. After being convicted of serious criminal offences in 2006, he received a sentence of imprisonment and in 2012 was made the subject of a deportation order which has never been implemented. When he was later released on licence, the Secretary of State decided that The Appellant should be detained under paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the Immigration Act 1971 (“the 1971 Act”), pending his removal or departure from the United Kingdom.’

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UKSC Blog, 20th October 2021

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New Judgment: R (on the application of Majera (formerly SM (Rwanda)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – EIN Blog

Posted October 21st, 2021 in bail, deportation, detention, immigration, news, release on licence, Supreme Court by sally

‘The Appellant is a national of Rwanda who had been granted indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom. After being convicted of serious criminal offences in 2006, he received a sentence of imprisonment and in 2012 was made the subject of a deportation order which has never been implemented. When he was later released on licence, the Secretary of State decided that The Appellant should be detained under paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the Immigration Act 1971 (“the 1971 Act”), pending his removal or departure from the United Kingdom.’

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EIN Blog, 20th October 2021

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Fishmongers’ Hall: Steven Gallant to be freed from prison – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2021 in imprisonment, murder, news, rehabilitation, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

‘A convicted murderer who tackled the Fishmongers’ Hall attacker Usman Khan on London Bridge is to be freed from prison on licence.’

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BBC News, 7th July 2021

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Domestic abusers to get GPS tags on release from jail in London – The Guardian

‘Domestic abuse offenders who have served a prison sentence will be tagged with a GPS tracking device in London under new a pilot project.’

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The Guardian, 9th March 2021

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Cardiff terrorist Omar Latif sues MoJ over licence changes – BBC News

Posted February 4th, 2021 in news, parole, release on licence, terrorism by sally

‘A convicted terrorist who was jailed for his role in an al Qaida-inspired terrorist group is suing the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2021

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UK’s youngest convicted terrorist can be freed, says Parole Board – The Guardian

Posted January 19th, 2021 in Islam, news, parole, release on licence, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘A man whose conviction aged 15 made him Britain’s youngest terrorist is safe to be freed, despite his key role in a plot to kill police officers, the Parole Board has decided.’

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The Guardian, 18th January 2021

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Cardiff man given ‘life sentence by back door’ for phone theft – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2020 in news, parole, release on licence, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who says her son was effectively given “a life sentence” for stealing a mobile phone is calling on the UK government to change the rules.’

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BBC News, 20th July 2020

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Wendell Baker: Attempt to block release of rapist denied – BBC News

Posted June 9th, 2020 in DNA, double jeopardy, news, parole, rape, release on licence by sally

‘An attempt to block the release of a man convicted of beating and raping a pensioner has been rejected by the Parole Board.’

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BBC News, 8th June 2020

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Wendell Baker: ‘Double jeopardy’ pensioner rapist cleared for release – BBC News

Posted May 21st, 2020 in DNA, double jeopardy, news, parole, rape, release on licence by sally

‘A man convicted of beating and raping a pensioner has been cleared for release from prison by the Parole Board.’

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BBC News, 19th May 2020

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Victims given right to challenge attackers’ release from prison in new code – The Independent

‘Victims of violent and sexual offences are being given the automatic right to challenge their attackers’ release and apply for restrictions to protect themselves.’

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The Independent, 5th March 2020

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New Act – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 27th, 2020 in legislation, parole, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Act 2020

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Automatic early release of terrorists ends – Ministry of Justice

Posted February 27th, 2020 in bills, parole, press releases, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

‘The automatic early release of terrorist offenders will end as emergency legislation to ensure the public is protected receives Royal Assent.’

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Ministry of Justice, 26th February 2020

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Longer jail time for terrorists could backfire, says watchdog – The Guardian

Posted February 20th, 2020 in bills, news, parole, release on licence, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Emergency plans to increase the minimum time terrorists serve in jail risk being counterproductive because of the danger that prisoners will be further radicalised behind bars, the official watchdog has said.’

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The Guardian, 19th February 2020

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Streatham attack: Bill stopping early release of jailed terrorists passes unopposed in Commons – The Independent

Posted February 13th, 2020 in bills, news, parole, release on licence, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘Boris Johnson’s emergency legislation preventing automatic early release for terrorists halfway through their prison sentences has cleared all its stages in the Commons without a vote.’

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The Independent, 12th February 2020

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Urgent crackdown on terror sentences will affect about 50 inmates – The Guardian

Posted February 11th, 2020 in news, parole, release on licence, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘About 50 prisoners convicted of terror offences will no longer be automatically freed halfway through their sentences, under emergency government legislation designed to prevent further jihadi attacks by recently released inmates.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2020

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Rush to change sentencing laws before release of convicted terrorists – The Guardian

Posted February 6th, 2020 in bills, news, parole, release on licence, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Emergency terrorism laws announced after the Streatham attack could be pushed through parliament by 27 February – just one day before a convicted terrorist who disseminated Islamic State propaganda via Twitter is due for automatic release.’

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The Guardian, 5th February 2020

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Streatham attack: Terror sentence changes ‘face legal battle’ – BBC News

Posted February 4th, 2020 in news, recidivists, rehabilitation, release on licence, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘Ministers face a legal battle over their plans to make terror offenders serve longer in prison, a former government adviser has warned.’

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BBC News, 4th February 2020

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Government terror adviser warns ‘no magic test’ to stop reoffending – The Guardian

Posted January 23rd, 2020 in news, recidivists, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

‘The government’s adviser on terror legislation has warned that there is “no magic test” to determine the risks posed by a terrorist on release from prison, in further criticism of recently announced proposals to examine them with lie detectors.’

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The Guardian, 22nd January 2020

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