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Bring in new laws that impose 'minimum sentence on offenders'

Abolish automatic early release rather than scrap six-month jail terms, Federation lead argues.

Rory Stewart: Idea would 'ease pressure on prisons'

Rory Stewart: Idea would 'ease pressure on prisons'

Date - 14th January 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Moves to soften short-term jail sentencing are “not the answer”, rank-and-file officers argue. Prisons Minister Rory Stewart has suggested scrapping sentences of six months or less for most crimes to alleviate pressure on the system...
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