The Ministry of Justice is continuing to pay controversial security firms G4S and Serco millions of pounds a month for electronic tagging, more than a year after both companies were supposedly banned from delivering such work. The revelation comes following an analysis of Ministry of Justice data by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, published today.
UK Justice Policy Review
Our Research and Policy Assistant, Matt Ford, points out that the Ministry of Justice is still paying huge amounts of public money to G4S and Serco for providing electronic monitoring
Elfyn Llwyd reports on the evidence-led scope of the House of Commons Justice Committee
David Ford discusses the innovations and advances since 2010
The focus on criminal justice since 2010, coincides with the creation of the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland in April of that year. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to outline our understanding of the devolution era, to make the case for our different justice systems, and for the sharing of innovations. In short, I want to make the case for a greater understanding of the benefits which devolved justice has to offer. First, three broader contextual points.
Kenny MacAskill explains the Scottish Government’s distinctive approach to justice policy
Richard Garside considers the divergent policy developments within the three jurisdictions
Tammy McGloughlin and Richard Garside introduce this issue of cjm
We have reached a milestone. This is the 100th issue of Criminal Justice Matters.
Our Director, Richard Garside, appeared on the BBC current affairs programme Victoria Derbyshire to discuss falling police numbers. This was in the wake of threats made earlier this week by Steve White, chair of the Police Federation, that further cuts to police budgets would lead to paramilitary-style policing.
The Centre's director, Richard Garside, explores how police numbers might fall in the future, and what it will mean.
The Centre's director, Richard Garside, does not buy Police Federation claims that further budgets cuts will do irreparable damage to the police.