Latest on the Undercover Policing Inquiry

Following revelations that undercover police officers infiltrated hundreds of political and justice campaigns in the UK, the government launched an Undercover Policing Inquiry in 2015.

Three years later, to cries of ‘no justice, no peace’, dozens of spying victims marched out of the latest Inquiry hearing, denouncing the process and calling for the resignation of presiding judge John Mitting.

Our Research Fellow Connor Woodman explains...

26 March 2018

Redefining criminality

This briefing by David Ellis and David Whyte is the second of two briefings the Centre has published on public attitudes to questionable conduct by the state, corporations and individuals.
25 July 2016

What is corruption?

You can now listen to our Deputy Director Will McMahon and Professor David Whyte of the University of Liverpool talking about our recent...

31 May 2016

Far from squeaky clean

On the eve of a major international anti-corruption summit hosted by the British government, the prime minister, David Cameron, was caught...

11 May 2016

Our research covered in the i newspaper

The Centre's latest briefing, on the revolving door between government and the private sector, is covered in this morning's i newspaper.


3 May 2016

Public want ban on revolving door appointments

The British public wants a ban on ‘revolving door’ appointments, where former ministers and civil servants join private companies they have worked closely with while in government. The findings come in a new briefing published today by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. The...

3 May 2016

Redefining corruption

In this briefing, Dr David Ellis and Professor David Whyte reveal the results of a survey that finds widespread public disquiet at collusive relationships between government and big business.
3 May 2016

The great British summer of corruption

David Whyte looks at what surfaced from the murky depths of the police, and the financial and political worlds in 2012. (This article is republished from Issue 90, December 2012 of Criminal Justice Matters) If it was the riots across English cities that defined the British summer of 2011, then the...
cjm 102: And finally...