From the monthly archives: December 2015
Taxi drivers in Leicester could have their licences suspended if they fail to attend courses on spotting the signs of child sexual exploitation.
Officials at Leicester City Council are proposing the compulsory measure in the wake of child abuse scandals elsewhere in the country. An inquiry into widespread exploitation in Rotherham, between […]Continue Reading →
Drone was found crashed in Bullingdon jail, in Oxfordshire, by prison staff Aircraft also used to smuggle illicit mobile phones and charges to inmates Prisoners are thought to have ordered illicit goods in time for Christmas It comes as prohibited items were found in a drone in Strangeways prison
A drone carrying super-strength […]Continue Reading →
The criminal courts charge is, or was, one of the less well thought-through criminal justice reforms of recent years. Since April this year, courts have had a duty under section 21A of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 to impose a fixed charge ‘in respect of relevant court costs’ on those convicted of […]Continue Reading →