Week in Justice 27 May 2018

A busy week in criminal justice with news and new resources across a number of areas. The MoJ published its new education and employment strategy for adult offenders, updated its single departmental plan and started the legislative process to change fundamentally how judges operate as part of the court modernisation programme. 

The new transparency arrangements whereby members of the public will be able to request summaries of Parole Board decisions also came into force.

However, perhaps the most significant piece of news was Justice Secretary David Gauke announcing that he would like to reduce the prison population by giving less serious offenders community sentences.

As always, click on the tile for the full story and enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend.