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Today's King's Speech contained a long list of hardline criminal justice measures committing the Government to introduce tougher sentences for rapists and murderers.

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk arrives for the State Opening of Parliament

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk arrives for the State Opening of Parliament

Date - 7th November 2023
By - Russell Webster - Work with Offenders
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The last 20 years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of people serving long prison sentences. There is no official definition of how long a person needs to spend in prison to be classed as a ‘longterm’ prisoner, but the general...
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