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Former prisons watchdog Stephen Shaw will lead a review into detainee welfare on home secretary’s request
Home secretary announces new chair of abuse inquiry, which will now have statutory powers
A police detective discusses the funding cuts and staff shortages that have hampered specialist departments in the force.
Cabinet secretary says the role he played in Chilcot Inquiry was "very limited"
The Ministry of Justice’s commercial arm bids for contract with Saudi Arabian Prison Service
Alison Saunders defends plans after lawyers warn against new guidelines
Offender management and rehabilitation services will be spun out from government in 2015
Keith Foggon was appointed as the first director of digital forensics and intelligence at the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA’s) Cartels and Criminal Group (CCG), on Friday 5 December.
Further devolution of budgets and control of the criminal justice system would deliver savings without cutting police numbers, said the deputy mayor of policing and crime Stephen Greenhalgh on Monday.
Kevin Hyland was appointed as the UK’s first independent anti-slavery commissioner by Home Secretary Theresa May yesterday.
The Home Office have backed a proposal to prevent 17-year-olds being detained in police custody overnight after being charged, it was announced yesterday.
Referrals from Scottish police to crime agency have risen rapidly
HM Revenue and Customs will gain greater ability to clamp down on tax evaders following the signing of an international agreement on tax evasion at the Global Forum in Berlin today.
A six week government consultation published this week aims to strengthen the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) capacity to better deal with companies breaking the law over nuisance calls and texts.
Chief of the Met police Bernard Hogan-Howe has said he “welcomes” Home Secretary Theresa May’s pause on the review of whether counter-terrorism should stay a policing function.
Phil Gormley, deputy director-general of the National Crime Agency (NCA), outlined the key crimes the UK recognise as falling under the tier two threat of ‘serious and organised crime’.
The threat of serious and organised crime should be given recognition when discussing national security, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA).
A National Audit Office (NAO) report reveals the number of foreign national offenders (FNOs) deported from the UK remains broadly unchanged whilst the number of FNOs in prison has increased by 4% since 2006 despite a tenfold increase in Home Office staff working on FNO cases.
Speakers on a panel at Westminster Briefing’s National Security Summit on 21, October stressed that 2015 would not be the right time to release a new national security strategy.
Admiral Lord West predicts that more emergency legislation over monitoring communications is likely to be needed if the Communications Data Bill does not go forward.
I rundown of a key piece of legislation; what are its aims and how will it affect you? This edition we look at the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill.
HM Passport Office will be abolished and its operations absorbed by the Home Office from 1 October, it has been announced today, and the organisation’s chief executive Paul Pugh will be replaced by a newly-appointed director general.
Former UK Border Agency chief executive Rob Whiteman writes about the challenges and frustrations of heading up, and ultimately dismantling, the organisation
The Ministry of Justice has been served a penalty of £180,000 by the ICO today for losing sensitive data.