Tagging - from criminal justice to 'social care'?

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

It was reported last week that Capita will be taking over the Ministry of Justice electronic monitoring contracts from Serco and G4S in the new year.

Journalist Kate Belgrave offers a run down of recent press announcements and the worrying expansion of punishment to people outside of criminal justice. She speculates that private tagging companies could be looking to diversify to using the technology in the social care sector, for example with people with learning disabilities and dementia.

You can read what she has to say on her blog here

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