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More bail hostel beds pledged to cut re-offending on prisoner release

Police leaders have backed a £10m plan to create more bail hostel beds to reduce re-offending.

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Date - 7th September 2020
By - Chris Smith
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The government has promised to create 200 new beds in probation hostels in a bid to reduce re-offending. The joint initiative with councils and police follows criticism by inspectors. It follows a warning from HM Inspectorate of Probation that...
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