Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 5

The fifth 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 and social welfare across the UK. Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the...
By 
Richard Garside and Matt Ford
21 March 2016
News

Police 'not a civil debt recovery agency'

The Chief Constable of Surrey Police, Lynne Owens, yesterday told the House of Commons Home Affairs Commitee that the police were 'not a civil debt recovery agency'.

She made the remarks in exchanges over whether the police should routinely pursue motorists who drive off without paying...

4 November 2015
Comment

Better an ideologue than a barbarian

That an air of cautious optimism has attended Michael Gove's appointment as Justice Secretary is in no small part down to his predecessor.

Chris Grayling was, by some distance, the worst...

By 
Richard Garside
9 October 2015