Charity's attack on remand figures 'misguided'

Howard League for Penal Reform's Freedom of Information request reveals tens of thousands are 'needlessly' remanded in custody each year.

Charity's attack on remand figures 'misguided'

Date - 19th August 2014
By - Josh Loeb - Police Oracle
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Tens of thousands of people accused of low-level crimes are being "needlessly" remanded in custody every year at huge public expense, the Howard League for Penal Reform claims. In 2013 more than 35,000 people who magistrates remanded in...
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