From the monthly archives: January 2015
New legislation will be introduced to cut off mobile phones being used in prisons.
Operators will be compelled to block telephones and SIM cards by courts if they are being used in custody.
The plan is due to be voted on by Members of Parliament (January 5).
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Speaking in many tongues isn’t always appreciated. Applied Language Solutions (ALS), the firm awarded a near monoply to provide court interpreters throughout England and Wales, earned just £8.5 million from the deal last year.
Figures released by the justice minister Helen Grant show it also lost £1,464 through what […]Continue Reading →