The use and impact of the Community Order and the Suspended Sentence Order

This is the first in a series of reports as part of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies Community Sentences project. The project was initially established to investigate and monitor the new Community Order introduced in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 by providing good quality, objective...
George Mair, Noel Cross and Stuart Taylor
6 March 2007

Who delivers, and why it matters

Back in January, Tony Blair told a Guardian organised summit on public services that if the Government ceased in its reforms of the public sector 'we cease to have a purpose in Government'. The...