Projects that have slashed reoffending rates in Southampton are in “jeopardy” ahead of the Police and crime Commissioner elections, a charity claims.
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Four prisons are to be taken over by the private sector, the Ministry of Justice has announced, in a controversial move minsters claim will save millions of pounds.
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Figures obtained by the Daily Mirror reveal ministers have slashed the funding the new finance bosses for forces will get
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As elected police and crime commissioners settle into their new roles in the next couple of weeks, they will have to find ways to steer their forces through a world of shrinking budgets, fewer staff and changing technology
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“With payment by results, your money goes into what works: prisoners going straight, crime coming down, our country getting safer.”
David Cameron, 22 October 2012
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The prime minister’s speech yesterday was a well-meaning attempt to strike a reasonable note on the perennial hot topic of crime, but it was one which failed to satisfy either the ‘bang ‘em up’ brigade or those who champion significant penal reform.
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The Duke attended a dinner in aid of the St Giles Trust, seeks to prevent offenders continuing their involvement in crime by helping people in trouble with the law resettle and break the cycle of offending.
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Charities that work with offenders rely on public funding more than those in other cause areas and have been disproportionately affected by the cuts. Chloe Stothart and Stephen Cook report
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