Political Debate

25 Nov 2013

Morning Star: Dodgy Serco has three private jail bids binned

Con-Dems blame 'uncertainty' from criminal probe but justice workers say tide is turning

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17 Jul 2013

Prime Minister’s Question Time – Wednesday 17th July 2013

The Prime Minister had “caved into big tobacco” over plans to delay the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes, the Labour Party argued today.

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27 Jun 2013

435 offenders referred to the Attorney General's Office in 2012

In 2012 sentences passed on a record 435 offenders were drawn to the attention of the Law Officers as possibly too low.

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27 Jun 2013

New prison creates major boost to Welsh economy

The Justice Secretary has announced that a new prison that could hold around 2,000 prisoners will be built in north Wales, delivering a significant and rapid investment to the Welsh economy.

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27 Jun 2013

Infrastructure measures show Wales is open for business

Secretary of State for Wales responds to 'Investing in Britain's Future' announcement

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27 Jun 2013

New prison creates major boost to Welsh economy

The Justice Secretary has announced that a new prison that could hold around 2,000 prisoners will be built in north Wales, delivering a significant and rapid investment to the Welsh economy.

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27 Jun 2013

Ford says partnership working is crucial to successful prison reform

Justice Minister David Ford today outlined plans for enhanced partnership arrangements as part of the ongoing reform of the Prison Service.

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26 Jun 2013

Spending Round 2013: Response

Further cuts to DCLG could wreck Government's welfare reform programme

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26 Jun 2013

Spending Round 2013: Labour's response to the chancellor's statement

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has responded to chancellor George Osborne's statement on the Spending Round 2013:

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26 Jun 2013

Spending Round 2013: Next stage in government's plan to move from rescue to recovery

Details of spending plans for the year 2015 to 2016 have been announced by the Chancellor, including an increase in capital spending by £3bn per year.

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