News 16 December 2021
The Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid has looked at ensuring the long-term sustainability of the criminal legal aid system. The review is chaired by Sir Christopher Bellamy QC, who has put forward his conclusions and proposals to the Lord Chancellor in 2021.
News Policing 18 November 2021
A College of Policing publication provides a framework to ensure vulnerable people receive appropriate help during interactions with the police.
User guide to: Individuals referred to and supported through the Prevent Programme, England and Wales
News Guidance Note 18 November 2021
A Home Office publication provides explanatory notes on the data issues and classifications that are key to the production and presentation of the Home Office’s annual statistical releases, “Individuals referred to and supported through the Prevent Programme”.
News Family justice system 8 November 2021
Community Care reports that the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary of England and Wales has proposed a number of changes to the family justice system to improve transparency and enhance public confidence whilst maintaining the privacy of those involved in cases.
News Inspection Report 8 November 2021
A police force is to recruit hundreds of officers and staff to help address the issues which led to it being criticised in an inspection.
News Monitoring Report 11 October 2021
This monitoring visit was unannounced. Inspectors found widespread failings that are having a significant impact on the care and well-being of children in the areas that were the focus of this visit.
News Consultation 22 July 2021
This is the government’s response to the consultation on Judicial Review Reform, which ran from 18 March to 29 April 2021.
News APPG Report 7 March 2021
The inquiry, known as the Westminster Commission, heard concerns that the CCRC’s independence had been undermined by “unlawful interference” on the part of the government.
News Inspection Report 2 March 2021
HMYOI Wetherby was found by inspectors from HM Inspectorate of Prisons in January 2021 to have made improvements in safety and the care of children since the previous inspection in the early months of the pandemic.
News Lord Chancellor's Speech 13 January 2021
The Lord Chancellor sets out how the government plans to support people with neurodivergent conditions such as autism and dyslexia, as well as those with acute mental health problems, within the criminal justice system.