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Trends in criminal justice spending, staffing and populations 2008-2009 to 2017-2018

The Centre's latest report, Trends in criminal justice spending, staffing and populations 2008-2009 to 2017-2018, published today, examines the real terms spending and staffing trends across the three criminal justice jurisdictions of the UK.

With analysis across police services, law courts and prisons, the briefing concludes that, in aggregate terms, the criminal justice footprint across the UK has reduced significantly in the ten years to 2017-2018 with spending in Northern Ireland experiencing the sharpest cuts. 

Prison...

29 May 2019
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Trends in criminal justice spending, staffing and populations 2008-2009 to 2017-2018

With analysis across police services, law courts and prisons, the briefing concludes that, in aggregate terms, the criminal justice footprint across the UK has reduced significantly in the ten years to 2017-2018 with spending in Northern Ireland experiencing the sharpest cuts. Prison spending...
By 
Matt Ford
30 May 2019
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Police expenditure, 1999-2009

Spending on the police in England and Wales grew by nearly 50 per cent between 1999 and 2009, according to a report published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. Police expenditure 1999-2009 , the first independent study of police authority spending over the last decade, found that police...
By 
Helen Mills, Arianna Silvestri and Roger Grimshaw
13 May 2010
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Prison and probation expenditure, 1999-2009

Spending on the prison and probation system in England and Wales has grown by 36 per cent in real terms since 2004 despite a major reorganisation that was meant to save money, a report from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has found. Prison and probation expenditure 1999 - 2009 found that...
By 
Helen Mills, Arianna Silvestri and Dr Roger Grimshaw with Felicia Silberhorn-Armantrading
16 July 2010
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Magistrates' courts' and Crown Court expenditure, 1999-2009

Rises in spending on the magistrates' courts and the Crown Court in the past ten years pose difficult choices for the coalition government, according to a report published by Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. Magistrates' courts' and Crown Court expenditure 1999-2009 highlights the following:...