From Tory Law and Order to Conservative Crime and Chaos – a chronicle of institutional failure

Note:  Theresa May was Home Secretary from 12 May 2010 to 13 July 2016 before being promoted to Prime Minister as a reward for reducing UK policing, probation service, prisons, youth service and criminal justice to varying states of chaos and collapse

25 Apr 2019  Tory Police Minister admits cuts to police numbers are fuelling knife crime rise  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-police-minister-admits-cuts-14598007?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

8 Apr 2019  Police chief warns his force can no longer ‘protect citizens’ as he blames Tory cuts  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/08/police-chief-warns-force-can-no-longer-protect-citizens-blames/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

1 Apr 2019  ‘Scapegoating teachers and other workers will not solve violent crime’ says teachers’ union   https://uk.news.yahoo.com/scapegoating-teachers-workers-will-not-solve-violent-crime-says-teachers-union-162828905.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw

5 Mar 2019  The scale of sexual abuse in prison means “no child” should be locked up, reformers say  https://www.thecanary.co/uk/analysis/2019/03/05/the-scale-of-sexual-abuse-in-prison-means-no-child-should-be-locked-up-reformers-say/

4 Mar 2019  Backlash as May rejects link between stabbings and police numbers  https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/mar/04/knife-boosted-by-toxic-mix-of-cuts-to-police-and-youth-services?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Mar 2019  ‘Dangerous’ part-privatisation of probation services costing taxpayers extra £467m, watchdog finds  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/probation-services-privatisation-costs-taxpayer-prisons-criminals-repeat-offenders-a8801861.html

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16 Feb 2019  Probation services firm collapses after ‘disastrous’ Grayling privatisation  https://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/probation-services-firm-collapses-after-disastrous-grayling-privatisation-11364336852269

26 Jan 2019  ‘Disproportionate’ use of stop and search powers is ’alienating communities’ and ‘destroying trust’  https://www.thecanary.co/trending/2019/01/26/disproportionate-use-of-stop-and-search-powers-is-alienating-communities-and-destroying-trust/

25 Jan 2019  Rich criminals can ‘buy freedom’ because CPS can no longer afford top lawyers  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/rich-criminals-can-buy-freedom-13907887

25 Jan 2019  Put Tories in the dock for criminal cuts to our legal system which help the rich  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/put-tories-dock-criminal-cuts-13906893?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

24 Jan 2019  Crime figures: Violent crime recorded by police rises by 19%  https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46984559

12 Jan 2019  Grayling under fire as serious crimes committed on parole soar by 50%  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/12/chris-grayling-probation-reforms-serious-crimes-committed-on-parole-soar?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Jan 2019  Money to prevent crime cut by more than half since the Tories came to power  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/money-prevent-crime-cut-more-13885155

24 Nov 2018  Police Scotland link robbery rise with UK benefits changes https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-46327838

16 Nov 2018  Watch: This morning Theresa May denied she had ever told the police to “stop crying wolf”. This is a blatant lie, see for yourself. How much longer will broadcasters tolerate this shameless lying from Tory politicians? pic.twitter.com/NOwmskqI3W

3 Dec 2018  Nearly 900 youth worker jobs axed since 2016, new analysis claims  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/youth-worker-job-cuts-austerity-centres-services-unison-trade-union-a8663711.html

16 Nov 2018  Met’s ‘gang matrix’ breached data laws, investigation finds https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/nov/16/met-police-gang-matrix-breached-data-laws-investigation-finds?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Nov 2018  Home Office loses track of hundreds of foreign criminals including rapists and murderers, records show  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/home-office-foreign-criminals-nationals-rapists-murderers-immigration-deportation-a8623931.html

6 Nov 2018  Tory minister accuses police of exaggerating job losses due to budget cuts  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-minister-accuses-police-exaggerating-13543328

5 Nov 2018  Nine charts on the rise of knife crime in England and Wales  https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-42749089

Chart showing how most perpetrators of knife crime in England and Wales are over 18

30 Oct 2018  Police to sue government unless it backs down over cuts  https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/30/police-threaten-tories-with-legal-action-over-forces-budget-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

25 Oct 2018  Police at risk of becoming “irrelevant” as neighbourhood presences are stripped back due to Tory cuts, MPs warn  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/police-risk-becoming-irrelevant-neighbourhood-13474939

25 Oct 2018  Prison violence soaring as assaults on staff rise 27% in a year  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/breaking-prison-violence-soaring-assaults-13477282

24 Oct 2018  Modern slavery victim trafficked to UK at age of three and subject to decades of sexual exploitation told to ‘go home’, MPs hear  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/modern-slavery-victim-trafficked-to-uk-at-age-of-three-and-subject-to-decades-of-sexual-exploitation-a8598141.html

23 Oct 2018  Police chiefs warn of fewer officers after Treasury shrinks budgets further  https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/23/police-chiefs-fewer-officers-treasury-shrinks-budgets-pensions?CMP=share_btn_tw

18 Oct 2018  Knife crime hits record high in England and Wales as violence soars, statistics reveal   https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/uk-knife-crime-police-gang-violence-stabbings-record-figures-a8589626.html

Murder victims London 2018

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18 Oct 2018  Sharp fall in disability hate crime referrals by police  https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/sharp-fall-in-disability-hate-crime-referrals-by-police/

16 Oct 2018  Rise in hate crime offences recorded by police  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45874265

13 Oct 2018  May vowed to reform stop and search – but it’s getting worse for black Britons   https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/13/racial-bias-stop-and-search-getting-worse-says-report-analysis?CMP=share_btn_tw

13 Oct 2018  Tory cuts see thousands of police officers signed off with mental health issues  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-cuts-see-thousands-police-13412995?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

9 Oct 2018  Government accused of getting prison policy ‘completely wrong’ as watchdog issues scathing attack on another jail  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/prison-governors-completely-wrong-exeter-jail-inspectorate-report-a8574636.html

8 Oct 2018  Lawless Britain: Where are the Police?  http://www.channel4.com/info/press/news/lawless-britain-where-are-the-police-channel-4-dispatches

8 Oct 2018  Union chief: Prisons are crumbling, violent and understaffed https://www.itv.com/news/2018-10-08/union-chief-prisons-are-crumbling-violent-and-understaffed/

4 Oct 2018  Police Commissioner: ‘I genuinely believe the Prime Minister is delusional…’ https://dorseteye.com/police-commissioner-i-genuinely-believe-the-prime-minister-is-delusional/

4 Oct 2018  Sajid Javid’s department facing legal action over ‘derisory’ pay rise for cops https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/home-affairs/policing/news/98774/sajid-javids-department-facing-legal-action-over-derisory

17 Sep 2018  Private police could soon be patrolling the streets of Mansfield https://www.chad.co.uk/news/private-police-could-soon-be-patrolling-the-streets-of-mansfield-1-9353918

14 Sep 2018  Prison Officers Association calls shock immediate walkout of ALL members over ‘unprecedented violence’  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/breaking-prison-officers-association-calls-13242050

Nottingham prison officers during the walkout over violence against them.

13 Sep 2018  HMP Bedford inmates ‘effectively control’ jail https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-45509813

11 Sep 2018  Police funding: Ministers ‘unaware of cuts impact’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45477960

11 Sep 2018  Arrest rates fall as police force ‘finds it difficult to deliver’ due to budget cuts https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/police-cuts-budget-funding-arrests_uk_5b976399e4b0162f473065a3

5 Sep 2018  Austerity has left the police apologising to crime victims – three officers explain why https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/police-cuts-austerity_uk_5b894f3de4b0511db3d78f7c

3 Sep 2018  The Tories are planning yet more barriers to justice  https://leftfootforward.org/2018/09/richard-burgon-the-tories-are-planning-yet-more-barriers-to-justice/

2 Sep 2018  Local police stations copping it with 600 shut due to Tory cuts – with some forces seeing over half closed  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/local-police-stations-copping-600-13184019

2 Sep 2018  More prison chaos:  Hundreds of prison officers sacked for smuggling contraband into jail, new figures reveal https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/prison-contraband-banned-items-jail-england-wales-a8519106.html

30 Aug 2018  Third of prison officers who quit leave within a year of starting, figures show https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/uk-prison-jail-crisis-officers-quit-violence-harassment-a8507951.html

28 Aug 2018  Home Office offered bonuses to Windrush firm, documents reveal https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/aug/28/home-office-offered-capita-bonuses-windrush-removals-documents-reveal?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Aug 2018  Violence against elderly soars to new high http://shr.gs/Mgtfqng

25 Aug 2018  5 reasons why prison privatisation must stop https://weownit.org.uk/blog/5-reasons-why-prison-privatisation-must-stop

26 Aug 2018  Tory cuts of 7,000 neighbourhood police officers in three years ‘putting public at risk’, Labour warns  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/police-cuts-neighbourhood-officers-violent-crime-rising-diane-abbott-theresa-may-a8508646.html

25 Aug 2018  Prison officers claim every British jail may face crisis like Birmingham https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/prison-officers-claim-every-british-13138666

20 Aug 2018  Prison violence ‘explosion’ blamed squarely on Tory cuts – by the nation’s chief inspector   https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/prison-violence-explosion-blamed-squarely-13108308

17 Aug 2018  Cuts to legal aid and courts make a mockery of equal access to justice | Letters https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/aug/17/cuts-to-legal-aid-and-courts-make-a-mockery-of-equal-access-to-justice?CMP=share_btn_tw

15 Aug 2018  Police union accuses Theresa May of ‘stabbing the police in the back’ in the wake of the Westminster attack  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/police-union-accuses-theresa-stabbing-13086276?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

4 Aug 2018  Prison Island: A new report on prison expansion in England, Wales and Scotland  https://corporatewatch.org/prisonisland/

3 Aug 2018  Victims ‘increasingly failed by authorities’ as confidence in criminal justice system falls, research shows https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/police-victims-failed-confidence-reporting-dangerous-support-criminal-justice-system-a8476811.html

31 Jul 2018  By slashing youth services, the Tories have betrayed a generation https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/31/slashing-youth-services-tories-betrayed-generation-labour-legal-requirement?CMP=share_btn_tw

26 Jul 2018  Prison violence crisis as assaults and self-harm rise 16% in a year  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/breaking-prison-violence-crisis-assaults-12982757

25 Jul 2018  Police custody deaths reach highest level for a decade https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/police-custody-deaths-uk_uk_5b5840c9e4b0de86f491f3d9

23 Jul 2018  10 reasons crime is rising, according to a former police officer https://inews.co.uk/?p=179393

23 Jul 2017  Anti-Muslim hate crime in the UK is at an all-time high, study shows https://www.indy100.com/article/anti-muslim-hate-crime-islamaphobia-study-racism-uk-8459971

26 Jun 2018  How have traffic police cuts hit UK roads? We talk to the experts http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-news/103851/how-have-traffic-police-cuts-hit-uk-roads-we-talk-to-the-experts

11 Jun 2018  Increased security at HMP Birmingham after riot https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-44442726

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5 Jun 2018  Cressida Dick says it would be ‘naive’ to think police cuts haven’t hit rising levels of violent crime  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/cressida-dick-police-cuts-violent-knife-crime-london-impact-home-affairs-committee-a8383941.html

5 Jun 2018  Rape Crisis responds to CPS report on disclosure of evidence in rape cases  https://rapecrisis.org.uk/news/rape-crisis-responds-to-cps-report-on-disclosure-of-evidence

4 Jun 2018  Courts chaos: ‘It is just ludicrous, a system in tatters’  https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/06/04/courts-chaos-it-is-just-ludicrous-a-system-in-tatters/

3 Jun 2018  Legal aid crisis denying justice to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants  https://helprefugees.org/news/legal-aid-cuts-justice-refugees/

24 May 2018  Carroll ‘massively disappointed’ by £200,000 fraud trial collapse https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/24/carroll-massively-disappointed-by-200000-trial-collapse?CMP=share_btn_tw

16 May 2018  Sister of murdered teen shot in the head slams police cuts after nobody caught https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/devastated-sister-murdered-teen-shot-14668581#ICID=sharebar_twitter

6 May 2018  Privatised police:  UK’s first private police force to go nationwide after London success https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/britains-first-private-police-force-to-go-nationwide-after-success-in-londons-wealthiest-a3832321.html

2 May 2018  Nearly 100 women die in prison over 11-year period due ‘glaring failures’ by government, says report https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/women-inmates-deaths-prison-uk-government-failure-protection-police-figures-a8330576.html

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2 May 2018  Law Society says Windrush crisis shows need for legal aid to be reintroduced for immigration cases http://www.ein.org.uk/news/law-society-says-windrush-crisis-shows-need-legal-aid-be-reintroduced-immigration-cases

2 May 2018  Domestic abuse victims are ‘trapped’ in violent situations because of the government’s hostile environment policies, report finds https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/domestic-abuse-victims-uk-trapped-immigration-government-environment-policies-report-a8332391.html

1 May 2018  Thousands of people against plans to cut council’s youth service https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/thousands-people-campaign-against-plans-14599571#ICID=sharebar_twitter

28 Apr 2018  Six people have died at HMP Birmingham in 2018 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-43929130

27 Apr 2018  Structural racism at heart of British society, UN human rights panel says https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/27/racism-british-society-minority-ethnic-people-dying-excessive-force?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Apr 2018  Five inmates die in seven weeks at HMP Birmingham run by G4S https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/27/five-inmates-die-in-seven-weeks-at-hmp-birmingham-run-by-g4s?CMP=share_btn_tw

26 Apr 2018  Rise in knife crime shines spotlight on youth services cuts https://www.ymca.org.uk/latest-news/rise-in-knife-crime-shines-spotlight-on-youth-services-cuts

24 Apr 2018  Tories accused of “totally misleading the public” over prison staffing crisis  http://www.poauk.org.uk/index.php?prisons-are-not-for-profit-1

22 Apr 2018  In Britain now, the richer you are, the better your chance of justice https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/21/in-britain-the-richer-you-are-the-better-your-chance-of-justice?CMP=share_btn_tw

19 Apr 2018  Chaos in UK courts as protests by lawyers leave clients undefended https://www.ft.com/content/301728a2-4316-11e8-93cf-67ac3a6482fd

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17 Apr 2018  Criminal defence solicitors may be extinct in five years, says Law Society https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/apr/17/criminal-defence-solicitors-may-be-extinct-in-five-years-says-law-society?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 Apr 2018  Police numbers down, violent crime up – the key facts you need to know https://inews.co.uk/?p=145042

16 Apr 2018  Aylesbury prison riot: Young offenders trash wing and throw paint in protest at ‘lack of showers’ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/16/aylesbury-prison-riot-young-offenders-trash-wing-throw-paint/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

12 Apr 2018  Under fire CPS boss to quit after ‘disastrous’ rocky reign and crises  https://www.euroweeklynews.com/columnists/opinion-and-comment/nora-johnson/1472287-under-fire-cps-boss-to-quit-after-%E2%80%98disastrous%E2%80%99-rocky-reign-and-crises

9 Apr 2018  Police cuts ‘likely contributed’ to rise in violent crime, leaked report reveals https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/08/police-cuts-likely-contributed-to-rise-in-violent-leaked-report-reveals?CMP=share_btn_tw

8 Apr 2018  Legal costs halt thousands of domestic violence cases https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43660220

7 Apr 2018  Have youth service cuts led to more crime? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43668167

5 Apr 2018  Cut youth services and violent crime will rise – is that really so hard to see? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/05/cut-youth-services-violent-crime-sure-start-child-tax-credits?CMP=share_btn_tw

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4 Apr 2018  UK funding cuts hit crime fighting, chief police constable warns https://www.ft.com/content/62fc446a-3357-11e8-ac48-10c6fdc22f03

4 Apr 2018  Rooftop protest at prison sparks emergency alert  https://www.burtonmail.co.uk/news/local-news/hmp-dovegate-emergency-incident-1416826#ICID=sharebar_twitter

29 Mar 2018  Lawyers call for strike over ‘relentless government cuts’ to legal aid https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/legal-aid-cuts-lawyers-strike-criminal-bar-association-justice-gauke-a8280226.html

28 Mar 2018  Theresa May secretly slashes 7,000 local police despite claims they were safe from Tory cuts  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-secretly-slashes-7000-local-12269107

22 Mar 2018  Police taking days to respond to 999 calls as budget cuts bite https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/22/police-taking-days-to-respond-to-999-calls-as-budget-cuts-bite?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Mar 2018  Theresa May accused of repeating ‘lies’ over police spending in parliament  https://www.rt.com/uk/421924-theresa-may-police-pmqs/

21 Mar 2018  Revealed: The Government Outsourced a Scandal-Hit Kids’ Jail to a Struggling Company https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/ywxz85/revealed-the-government-outsourced-a-scandal-hit-kids-jail-to-a-struggling-company?utm_campaign=sharebutton

21 Mar 2018  Privatisation of probation threatening to become ‘contracting disaster’ putting public at risk https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/probation-privatisation-contracting-disaster-transforming-rehabilitation-public-accounts-committee-a8265701.html

20 Mar 2018  London youth services suffering ‘shocking’ decline, AM warns https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43472737

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20 Mar 2018  Poorest people in society ‘excluded’ from getting legal aid, finds damning report https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/poorest-society-excluded-legal-aid-justice-access-court-cases-uk-report-a8264541.html

20 Mar 2018  Youth service cuts reach £145 million since 2011 – are we turning a corner? http://www.sianberry.london/news/policing/2018_03_20_youth-service-cuts-reach-145-million/

18 Mar 2018  Amey Guilty Of Unfair Dismissal Of Prison Maintenance Whistle Blowers https://shar.es/an7ril

13 Mar 2018  Amey Liverpool Prison scandal http://unitelive.org/amey-liverpool-prison-scandal/

6 Mar 2018  ‘I tried killing myself twice’: Former inmates reveal ‘deeply harmful’ impact of Holloway prison closure https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/holloway-prison-women-report-closure_uk_5a96adc6e4b09c872baff59b

2 Mar 2018  Probation Service sell-off is ‘a colossal failure’ https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/probation-service-sell-a-colossal-1290969#ICID=sharebar_twitter

20 Feb 2018  “The mounting list of scandals must be seen as systemic failings by the government, not one-off incidents”: BID hold G4S to account. http://www.righttoremain.org.uk/blog/bid-g4s/

18 Feb 2018  Rape cops scandal: Cases will never again be closed after Northumbria Police probes own detectives  https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/rape-cops-scandal-cases-never-14306134#ICID=sharebar_twitter

10 Feb 2018  The probation service is in meltdown  https://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2018/feb/10/probation-service-meltdown-john-worboys-supervised?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Feb 2018  Probation company failings drive up UK reoffending https://www.ft.com/content/d0751680-0cdc-11e8-8eb7-42f857ea9f09

9 Feb 2018  Government allowed Carillion staff to work in prisons without mandatory suicide prevention training  https://corporatewatch.org/government-allowed-carillion-staff-to-work-in-prisons-without-mandatory-suicide-prevention-training-outsourcing-amey/

7 Feb 2018  Tesco’s £250m fraud trial collapses http://www.theweek.co.uk/91446/tesco-s-250m-fraud-trial-collapses

6 Feb 2018  British justice is in flames. The MoJ’s fiddling is criminal https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/06/british-justice-collapse-moj-prisons-probation-legal-aid-lord-chancellor-charles-falconer?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Feb 2018  Private probation firms fail to cut rates of reoffending https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/03/private-firms-fail-cut-rates-reoffending-low-medium-risk-offenders?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Feb 2018  Cuts to blame for criminal trial disclosure crisis https://www.pcs.org.uk/news/cuts-to-blame-for-criminal-trial-disclosure-crisis

1 Feb 2018  Prison staff failings contributed to death of 21-year-old woman who took her own life behind bars https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/prison-woman-suicide-death-emily-hartley-21-hmp-new-hall-inquest-a8189686.html

29 Jan 2018  Business cyber crime up 63%, UK stats show   http://bit.ly/2qAYN5z

26 Jan 2018  “National scandal” in Britain’s jails as assaults on staff and prisoners hit records highs  https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/national-scandal-britains-jails-assaults-staff-and-prisoners-hit-record-highs

25 Jan 2018  Rise in recorded crime is accelerating in England and Wales https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/25/knife-and-gun-rises-sharply-in-england-and-wales?CMP=share_btn_tw

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25 Jan 2018  Police officer numbers hit record low as reported crime rises by 14% in England and Wales  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/crime-rises-statistics-england-wales-police-officer-numbers-record-low-government-tories-labour-cuts-a8178631.html

25 Jan 2018  Huge rise in Merseyside crime reports as Tories blasted for ‘policing on cheap’ https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/huge-rise-merseyside-crime-reports-14201913#ICID=sharebar_twitter

24 Jan 2018  Ex-police chief’s warning as ‘crime goes through the roof’ https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/former-head-northumbria-police-issues-14194477#ICID=sharebar_twitter

19 Dec 2017  Salford fraud case collapsed amid corruption claims https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-42409728

16 Jan 2018  Justice ministers under fire for failing to act on Carillion prison contracts https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/carillion-contracts-jusitce_uk_5a57ecbfe4b02cebbfda4956

13 Dec 2017  Ten sentenced for smuggling drugs into prisons by drones https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42341416

12 Dec 2017  White people more likely to be carrying drugs when stopped and searched https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/stop-search-black-ethnic-asian-racist-police-bame-disproportionate-risk-public-confidence-trust-hmic-a8104376.html

1 Dec 2017  The Battle To Reverse Legal Aid Cuts Is Stepping Up A Gear https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/legal-aid-cuts_uk_5a1eae9be4b0e9a1b9c7b54c

21 Nov 2017  The prison where violence has doubled and officer numbers halved since privatisation https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/hmpnorthumberland-prisoners_uk_5a133ec2e4b0c335e9969615

14 Nov 2017  Mayors ‘implore’ chancellor to end worrying police cuts in Budget http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/mayors-implore-chancellor-to-end-worrying-police-cuts-in-budget#.W1bgRsjiRZo.twitter

9 Nov 2017  Britain’s police budgets to lose £700m by 2020, amid rising crime https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/nov/09/britains-police-budgets-to-lose-700m-by-2020-amid-rising?CMP=share_btn_tw

31 Oct 2017  99.5 per cent decrease in people receiving state help to appeal benefits changes after legal aid cuts https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/legal-aid-cuts-benefits-cases-state-help-dla-esa-ministry-justice-disability-living-allowance-a8028936.html

24 Oct 2017  Trauma, Death and Profits – Youth Prisons in the UK  https://corporatewatch.org/trauma-death-and-profits-youth-prisons-in-the-uk/

19 Oct 2017  Fraud increased again this year as more crime takes place online http://www.cityam.com/274194/fraud-england-and-wales-up-again-cyber-crime-and-credit

17 Oct 2017  Hate-crime fall despite rise in reported attacks after Brexit vote  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/brexit-hate-crime-prosecutions-fall-attack-report-spike-cps-report-statistics-islamophobia-racist-a8003716.html

16 Oct 2017  Officer at women’s Surrey prison under investigation over sex claims http://dailym.ai/2yrevFN

21 Sep 2017  Probation companies handed cash windfall despite explosion in reoffending https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/probation-37m-gyimah-burgon_uk_59bfa331e4b02da0e143463b

20 Sep 2017  Chris Grayling’s probation reforms have been a disaster for the service http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2017/09/20/chris-graylings-probation-reforms-have-been-a-disaster

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16 Sep 2017  One million public sector worker jobs axed in seven years as education, police and Armed Forces hit  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/one-million-public-sector-worker-11184805

8 Sep 2017  Revealed: 59 Met police officers sacked or punished for racism https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/revealed-59-met-police-officers-sacked-or-punished-for-racist-behaviour-a3629956.html

3 Sep 2017  Massive riot breaks out at one of the UK’s biggest prisons https://metro.co.uk/2017/09/03/massive-riot-breaks-out-at-one-of-the-uks-biggest-prisons-6900387/?ito=article.desktop.share.top.twitter

1 Sep 2017  G4S hit by new scandal over immigration detention centre: Private companies should not be doing this sort of work https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/g4s-hit-by-new-scandal-over-immigration-detention-centre-private-companies-should-not-be-doing-this-a7923871.html

22 Aug 2017  Tory cuts mean London must lose 4,000 police despite threat of terror attacks http://wp.me/p4Sru1-946  http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2017/08/22/tory-cuts-mean-london-must-lose-4000-police-despite-threat-of-terror-attacks/ …

9 Aug 2017  Rise in crimes by offenders on probation is an indictment of privatisation http://theconversation.com/rise-in-crimes-by-offenders-on-probation-is-an-indictment-of-privatisation-82039?

3 Aug 2017  Mum of a murdered teen says there are failings in probation service http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/mum-murdered-teenager-says-failings-13428653#ICID=sharebar_twitter

2 Aug 2017  Governors ‘devastated’ by ‘complete decline of prison service’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40798604

2 Aug 2017  Tory government ‘sneaks out’ plan to privatise the collection of court fines  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-government-sneaks-out-plan-10918546#ICID=sharebar_twitter

2 Aug 2017  Prisons in crisis due to ‘perverse’ government overhaul https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/02/prisons-crisis-perverse-government-reforms-prison-governors-association?CMP=share_btn_tw

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31 Jul 2017  CPS staffing crisis means late letters to victims https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/staffing-crisis-reading-cps-means-13388450?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

27 Jul 2017  5 startling statistics that show just how chaotic prisons have become https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/prison-statistics-violence-assaults_uk_5979bc16e4b02a8434b40c93

27 Jul 2017  Prisoners released by mistake at record high  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40739973

23 Jul 2017  Riot squad descend on UK prison to deal with ‘disturbance’ http://shr.gs/eRXcQSe

22 Jul 2017  Prison UK: An Insider’s View: YOI Aylesbury: The Inside Story http://prisonuk.blogspot.com/2017/07/yoi-aylesbury-inside-story.html?spref=tw

21 Jul 2017  Knife crime rises by almost a third in Nottinghamshire http://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/knife-crime-rises-third-nottinghamshire-226785#ICID=sharebar_twitter

20 Jul 2017  Shotgun crime has gone up 44% in the UK in a single year https://ibt.uk/A6qLh?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=/uk-sees-23-rise-gun-crime-20-rise-knife-crime-just-one-year-1631201

18 Jul 2017  Our prison system is at breaking point – that’s why we need to put fewer people in jail  https://www.independent.co.uk/Voices/prison-crisis-inspector-report-violence-drugs-suicide-howard-league-penal-reform-a7847781.html

18 Jul 2017  Police failing to disclose crucial evidence about defendants, report finds https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/police-crown-prosecution-service-disclosure-lawyers-trial-a7846021.html

28 Jun 2017  Khan warns youth services cuts are fuelling rise in knife crime http://www.localgov.co.uk/Khan-warns-youth-services-cuts-are-fuelling-rise-in-knife-crime/43320

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23 Jun 2017  Police chief warns over forces’ ability to cope with riots after years of cuts  http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/national/article/Police-chief-warns-over-forces-ability-to-cope-with-riots-after-years-of-cuts-d1ab5ef7-6d0b-456f-8249-79f47b2b0718-ds

23 Jun 2017  Pressure on police forces sees officers contemplating suicide, says senior detective https://news.sky.com/story/pressure-on-police-forces-sees-officers-contemplating-suicide-says-senior-detective-10924253

5 Jun 2017  Simple numbers tell story of police cuts under Theresa May  https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/05/theresa-may-police-cuts-margaret-thatcher-budgets?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 Jun 2017  Jeremy Corbyn is right: the Tories have cut 20,000 police officers since 2010 https://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/jeremy-corbyn-is-right-the-tories-have-cut-20000-police-officers-since-2010

25 May 2017  Theresa May’s Cuts to The Police Make Her The Real Threat To National Security  https://youtu.be/al2F1bkXAK0

25 May 2017  Manchester cop tells Theresa May cuts WILL lead to terrorism. May said he’s ‘scaremongering’ & ‘crying wolf’  http://evolvepolitics.com/watch-manchester-cop-tells-theresa-may-cuts-will-lead-terrorism-may-said-hes-scaremongering-crying-wolf/ …

24 May 2017  Violent and dangerous places: the rise in prison suicides in England and Wales https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/lorraine-atkinson/violent-and-dangerous-places-rise-in-prison-suicides-in-en

20 May 2017  ‘The police service is living hand to mouth’  https://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2017/may/20/police-cuts-fewer-officers-unrelenting-pressure?CMP=share_btn_tw

10 Apr 2017  Domestic violence victim numbers ROCKET but cases reaching court FALL  http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/domestic-violence-scandal- cases-rocket-12874370#ICID=sharebar_twitter

20 Mar 2017  ‘Lives at risk’ from probation service failings https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-39267103

20 Mar 2017  The cuts are taking youth clubs back to their Victorian roots  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/20/cuts-youth-clubs-victorian-public-funding?CMP=share_btn_tw

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2 Mar 2017  Watchdog says police cuts have left forces in ‘perilous state’ https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/02/inspectorate-police-engaging-dangerous-practices-austerity-cuts-diane-abbott?CMP=share_btn_tw

16 Feb 2017  Fail, fail, and have another government contract  https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/john-grayson/fail-fail-and-have-another-government-contract

13 Feb 2017  Undercover Panorama report reveals prison chaos https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38931580

26 Jan 2017  Prison suicides rise to record level in England and Wales https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38756409

19 Jan 2017  Millions slashed from youth service budgets in potentially ‘devastating’ cuts across London  http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/15034889.Millions_slashed_from_youth_service_budgets_in_potentially__devastating__cuts_across_London/?ref=twtrec

16 Dec 2016  Winson Green prison riot: Inmates chant “we want food” as plumes of smoke emerge over prison wall  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/winson-green-prison-riot-inmates-9471428

Dec 2016  Justice in free fall: a report on the decline of civil legal aid in England and Wales  https://www.lag.org.uk/article/201911/justice-in-free-fall–a-report-on-the-decline-of-civil-legal-aid-in-england-and-wales

7 Nov 2016  Bedford jail prisoners riot over lockdowns ’caused by staff shortages’ https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/06/fire-service-called-to-riot-at-bedford-prison?CMP=share_btn_tw

12 Aug 2016  Youth services heading towards collapse, says union https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37046967

12 Aug 2016  Youth services cut by £387m in six years  https://www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/1158579/youth-services-cut-by-gbp387m-in-six-years#sthash.gRsxEEP7.uxfs

26 Jul 2016  Hate crime levels are rising in England and Wales. How bad is it where you live? https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2016-07-26/hate-crime-levels-are-rising-in-england-and-wales-how-bad-is-it-where-you-live

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21 Jul 2016  Police officer numbers drop by nearly 20,000 since 2009 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36857326

10 Jun 2016  Legal aid cuts have ripped the heart out of our justice system http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2016/06/10/legal-aid-cuts-have-ripped-the-heart-out-of-our-justice-syst

9 Jun 2016  Five more arrests and another critical inspection report for G4S child prisons https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/carolyne-willow/five-more-arrests-and-another-critical-inspection-report-for

23 May 2016  G4S suspends 5 staff over alleged attempts to massage 999 response figures https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/clare-sambrook/g4s-suspends-5-staff-over-alleged-attempts-to-massage-999-res

4 May 2016  Thousands of court cases adjourned due to failures in interpreting services https://www.theguardian.com/law/2016/may/04/thousands-of-court-cases-adjourned-due-to-failures-in-interpreting-services?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Apr 2016  Murders and suicides in prisons in England and Wales hit 25-year high https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/28/murders-and-suicides-in-prisons-in-england-and-wales-hit-17-year-high?CMP=share_btn_tw

4 Feb 2016  Tories quietly slash police fund after George Osborne promised ‘no cuts at all’  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tories-quietly-slash-police-fund-7310428

29 Jan 2016  Michael Gove’s devastating legal aid cuts challenged, by hundreds of lawyers https://www.thecanary.co/uk/2016/01/29/michael-goves-devastating-legal-aid-cuts-challenged-hundreds-lawyers/

28 Jan 2016  Nearly 3,000 serious offences committed by reoffending criminals last year  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/12127936/Nearly-3000-serious-offences-committed-by-reoffending-criminals-last-year.html

6 Jan 2016  Prosecutions are in crisis – how can the DPP suggest otherwise? https://thesecretbarrister.com/2016/01/06/prosecutions-are-in-crisis-how-can-the-dpp-suggest-otherwise/

5 Dec 2015  HMP Northumberland: From near prison riots to staff ‘drunk’ on duty at Christmas http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/hmp-northumberland-near-prison-riots-10548905#ICID=sharebar_twitter

18 Nov 2015  Now’s the time to boycott companies that profit from detention https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/nov/18/nows-the-time-to-boycott-companies-that-profit-from-detention?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 Nov 2015  Why suicide is on the increase among the UK’s police and firefighters https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/nov/17/suicide-increasing-uk-police-firefighters-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

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15 Nov 2015  Criminal justice in times of austerity https://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/resources/criminal-justice-times-austerity

31 Oct 2015  Teens protest against youth service cuts http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/13928070.Teens_protest_against_youth_service_cuts/?ref=twtrec

21 Oct 2015  Multi-million pound fraud case collapses after Defence press for disclosure  https://www.doughtystreet.co.uk/news/article/multi-million-pound-fraud-case-collapses-after-defence-press-for-disclosure

15 Sep 2015  Is CPS on ‘brink of collapse’? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34246664

3 Sep 2015  West Midlands Police facing ‘catastrophic’ budget cuts http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/west-midlands-police-facing-catastrophic-9979627#ICID=sharebar_twitter

31 Aug 2015  Police force could lose 22,000 jobs under new spending cuts https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/aug/31/police-force-new-spending-cuts-22000-jobs?CMP=share_btn_tw

7 Aug 2015  Stop and search is a disgrace across the UK – not just in our cities | Kehinde Andrews https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/aug/07/stop-and-search-uk-rural-black-people-police?CMP=share_btn_tw

19 Jul 2015  The current criminal legal aid crisis: a timeline  http://jackofkent.com/2015/07/the-current-criminal-legal-aid-crisis-a-timeline/

22 May 2015  Children suffer racist abuse and ‘degrading treatment’ by guards high on drugs at G4S Rainsbrook prison https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/carolyne-willow/children-suffer-racist-abuse-and-degrading-treatment-by-guards-high-on-d

7 May 2015  The ongoing fiasco of privatised court interpreting services http://www.irr.org.uk/news/the-ongoing-fiasco-of-privatised-court-interpreting-services/

27 Apr 2015  Theresa May says the Tories will continue cuts to police budgets if elected https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/generalelection/general-election-2015-further-planned-cuts-to-police-budgets-under-tories-says-theresa-may-10208096.html

2 Mar 2015  ‘Headbutt the bitch’ Serco guard,  Yarl’s Wood, a UK immigration detention centre https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/jackie-long/headbutt-bitch-serco-guard-yarl-s-wood-uk-immigration-detention-centre

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23 Feb 2015  Many deaths of mentally ill in custody ‘avoidable’  https://www.nhs.uk/news/medical-practice/many-deaths-of-mentally-ill-in-custody-avoidable/

22 Jan 2015  Prison suicides in England and Wales at ‘seven-year high’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30917970

2 Jan 2015  ‘Child-sex abuse victims in Rotherham still not getting enough support’ https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/child-sex-abuse-victims-in-rotherham-still-not-getting-enough-support-1-7029394

17 Dec 2014  Police budgets slashed by £300m despite top officers’ warnings  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11299163/Police-budgets-slashed-by-300m-despite-top-officers-warnings.html

20 Nov 2014  Police cuts: Tories to axe another 34,000 cops and police staff  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/police-cuts-tories-axe-another-4664981

13 Nov 2014  How Capita and the Big Four rake in millions from the police http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/business/how-capita-big-four-rake-8101924#ICID=sharebar_twitter

25 Sep 2014  Legal aid cuts: ‘The forgotten pillar of the welfare state’ –  a special report https://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/sep/25/-sp-legal-aid-forgotten-pillar-welfare-state-special-report-impact-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

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2 Sep 2014  Probation Service faces staff exodus https://morningstaronline.co.uk/a-fb1b-probation-service-faces-staff-exodus-1

15 Aug 2014  Cuts Lead To Mass Closures Of Youth Clubs https://news.sky.com/story/cuts-lead-to-mass-closures-of-youth-clubs-10392905

13 Aug 2014  Social work faces knock-on effect from youth service cut backs  http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2014/08/13/social-work-faces-knock-effect-youth-service-cut-backs/

13 Aug 2014  Violence at HMP Doncaster ‘four times greater’ than other jails http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-28760630

13 Aug 2014  Doncaster prison: Serco to blame for disastrous deterioration  https://howardleague.org/news/doncasterinspection2014/

10 Aug 2014  Cuts to youth services ‘will lead to poverty and crime,’ say unions https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/cuts-to-youth-services-will-lead-to-poverty-and-crime-say-unions-9659504.html

27 Jul 2014  Woman was ‘murdered by her ex-lover after cuts to probation service’  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/woman-murdered-ex-lover-after-cuts-3919622

5 Jul 2014  Child abuse files lost at Home Office spark fears of cover-up https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jul/05/lost-child-abuse-files-home-office?CMP=share_btn_tw

2 Jul 2014  Why Are So Many British Prisoners Killing Themselves? https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/dpw44v/increase-of-suicides-in-uk-prison-system-439?utm_campaign=sharebutton

7 Mar 2014  Legal aid cuts: lawyers v the crown https://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/mar/07/legal-aid-cuts-lawyers-walkout?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 Feb 2014  INQUEST calls on government to set up an independent review into deaths of children and young people in prison  https://www.inquest.org.uk/inquest-pressures-government-to-establish-independent-review-deaths-young-people-children-prison

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23 Jan 2014  Oakwood prison disorder was full-scale riot, says officer https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25846596

22 Jan 2014  Court interpreting firm Capita fined thousands https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25824907

19 Dec 2103  Serco agrees to repay £68.5m after tagging scandal https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25448944

20 Nov 2013  G4S and Serco overcharging scandal just got worse  https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/richard-garside/g4s-and-serco-overcharging-scandal-just-got-worse

14 Nov 2013  The realities of outsourcing: court interpreters mean miscarriages of justice https://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/joel-sharples/realities-of-outsourcing-court-interpreters-mean-miscarriages-of-justice

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14 Nov 2013  Fake criminal scandal wipes millions off value of Serco  https://www.channel4.com/news/electronic-tagging-serco-profit-warning-2014-share-fall-moj

2 Nov 2013  Maidstone Prison ‘Riot’ Brought Under Control https://news.sky.com/story/maidstone-prison-riot-brought-under-control-10429560

29 Jul 2013  UK justice workers walk out in protest against privatisation https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/james-davies/uk-justice-workers-walk-out-in-protest-against-privatisation

18 Jul 2013  Police forces will struggle to make further cuts, says watchdog https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/jul/18/police-forces-futher-cuts-watchdog?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 Jul 2013  Behind the frontline: How cuts to staff are stretching the nation’s police force https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2013-07-17/behind-the-frontline-how-cuts-to-staff-are-stretching-the-nations-police-force

28 Jun 2013  Broken bones and stab wounds: rising violence at G4S-run Birmingham jail https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/clare-sambrook/broken-bones-and-stab-wounds-rising-violence-at-g4s-run-birmingham-jail

22 Apr 2013  Victim Support head warns funding changes could kill charity https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2013/apr/22/victim-support-funding-changes-police?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Apr 2013  Legal aid cuts ‘will create advice deserts’ https://www.theguardian.com/law/2013/apr/01/legal-aid-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

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25 Mar 2013  Youth clubs shut down as councils slash spending on their future https://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/mar/25/drime-focus-youth-services-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

31 Jan 2013  Reoffending rate increases https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/reoffending-rate-increases-8475391.html

15 Jan 2013  Police pay: starting salaries ‘to be cut by a fifth’  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9802550/Police-pay-starting-salaries-to-be-cut-by-a-fifth.html

3 Jul 2012  Chaos in the courts as justice system rushed to restore order https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2012/jul/03/chaos-courts-justice-system?CMP=share_btn_tw

4 Apr 2012  Eight months after the English riots: young lives blighted by punitive sentencing https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/sophie-willett/eight-months-after-english-riots-young-lives-blighted-by-punitive-sentenc

23 Mar 2012  Court chaos as interpreter service goes private https://www.channel4.com/news/court-chaos-as-interpreter-service-goes-private

6 Mar 2012  Police, magistrates and prisons by G4S. Is this what the British people want? https://www.opendemocracy.net/shinealight/mel-kelly/police-magistrates-and-prisons-by-g4s-is-this-what-british-people-want

2 Mar 2012  Ford Open Prison riot: Men jailed over £5m damage https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-17191374

16 Dec 2011  Youth services will not be ringfenced from budget cuts https://www.theguardian.com/society/2011/dec/16/youth-services-not-ringfenced-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

14 Sep 2011  Jailed rioters targeted by existing inmates  https://www.channel4.com/news/jailed-rioters-being-targeted-by-existing-inmates

18 Aug 2011  Prison population reaches record level in wake of riots https://www.theguardian.com/society/2011/aug/18/prison-population-record-uk-riots?CMP=share_btn_tw

29 Jul 2011  Knife crime and gang violence on the rise as councils reduce youth services https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/jul/29/gang-violence-rises-as-councils-cut-youth-services?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Jul 2011  Thousands of officers to go as police budget cuts hit  https://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2011/07/thousands-officers-go-police-budget-cuts-hit

14 Jul 2011  Burglaries up 14% on last year, annual crime figures show https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/jul/14/burglaries-up-crime-figures?CMP=share_btn_tw

 

 

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