Roma answers questions on ‘Community or Custody’ – Huffington Post

Roma answers questions on ‘Community or Custody’ – Huffington Post

Roma Hooper, founder and director of Make Justice Work has been talking to the Huffington Post about the riots
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Community service ‘more effective’ – Evening Standard

Community service ‘more effective’ – Evening Standard

‘Community service is more effective than short jail terms for low level repeat offenders, experts will say. A report by campaign group Make Justice Work will be presented to Downing Street after a year-long study.
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Community service ‘more effective’ – The Mirror

Community service ‘more effective’ – The Mirror

Community service is more effective than short jail terms for low level repeat offenders, experts will say.
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Community service ‘more effective’ – Belfast Telegraph

Community service ‘more effective’ – Belfast Telegraph

‘Community service is more effective than short jail terms for low level repeat offenders, experts will say.
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Tougher community sentencing urged – AOL News

Tougher community sentencing urged – AOL News

Significant up-front investment in tough community sentences is needed if they are to be more effective than short prison terms in stopping persistent low-level offending, experts have said.
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Community or custody? A tough question – BBC News

Make Justice Work: Criminal Justice - News . Opinion . Research

BBC News reporting on the National Commission of Enquiry ‘Final Report’.
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MP’s get tough to end crime tide – Blackpool Gazette

MP’s get tough to end crime tide – Blackpool Gazette

Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has announced plans for a “rehabilitation revolution” to cut re-offending which currently sees three in five criminals jailed for less than 12 months re-convicted within a year.
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Roma Hooper in the Independent and on LBC

Roma Hooper in the Independent and on LBC

Roma Hooper Director of Make Justice Work was quoted in the Independent on Sunday responding to the current ‘sentencing frenzy’.
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Making Community Sanctions Work – Letter to the Guardian

Making Community Sanctions Work – Letter to the Guardian

Roma Hooper – open letter to the Guardian.
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The role of the Probation Service – Justice Committee

The role of the Probation Service – Justice Committee

The latest from the Justice Select Committee ‘The Role of the Probation Service’.

‘In order to deliver effective and sustainable intensive community sentencing, the Probation Service must be resourced and supported appropriately. The prison population is at an all time high and with the stringent financial savings which are to made to cut the country’s deficit, it is critical that Probation and the services it delivers remain intact and strengthened if the government are to be able to reduce the prison population safely and appropriately

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