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Matt Ford

Matt is our Research Analyst. He joined the Centre in July 2014. Matt graduated from Bristol University with a First Class Honours degree in Social Policy.

Matt works across a number of projects including UK Justice Policy Review and Justice Matters. You can contact Matt at matt.ford@crimeandjustice.org.uk .
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UK Justice Policy Review 8 is out now

The eighth edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2017 General Election to the summer of 2018.

Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a...

16 April 2019
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UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 8

Since 2010, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, with support from The Hadley Trust, has been assessing criminal justice developments across the UK through its UK Justice Policy Review programme. Our latest publication – UK Justice Policy Review , Volume 8 – covers the period from 8 June 2017...
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Richard Garside, Roger Grimshaw, Matt Ford, Helen Mills
16 April 2019
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UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 7

The seventh in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the UK.
By 
Richard Garside, Roger Grimshaw and Matt Ford
25 June 2018
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UK Justice Policy Review 7 out now

The seventh edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2016 Brexit referendum to the 2017 General Election.

Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a...

25 June 2018
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Criminal justice in the UK: Smaller, but tougher

Criminal justice across the UK has got smaller, but tougher, over recent years, according to a new briefing from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

While recorded crime, prosecutions and convictions have all fallen over the past decade, a 'justice dividend' has yet to be realised in the number of people in prison, which have continued to rise.

The briefing –...

30 December 2017
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Our latest UK Justice Policy Review report out now

Since 2012, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has been publishing UK Justice Policy Review (UKJPR), an annual assessment of criminal justice developments across the United Kingdom.

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26 June 2017
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 6

The sixth in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the UK.
By 
Richard Garside, Matt Ford, Helen Mills and Rebecca Roberts
26 June 2017
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The needs of people in Islington

Holloway women’s prison in Islington, London, closed in 2016 as part of the government’s £1.3bn prison building and reform programme. Receipts from prison land sales are to be used for the...

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Matt Ford
28 April 2017