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Rough Sleeping Strategy and prison leavers
Rory Stewart blog: Ex-prisoners are integral to the government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy. Justice Minister Rory Stewart blogs about a new pilot to help equip them for life after prison.
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Ministry of Justice
Priority courts to make sure justice is served27/03/2020 16:05:00
A network of priority courts will remain open during the coronavirus pandemic to make sure the justice system continues to operate effectively.
Prison visits cancelled25/03/2020 13:15:00
Following instructions for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives, introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, prison visits are temporarily cancelled.
Courts during coronavirus pandemic: Robert Buckland statement19/03/2020 10:15:00
A statement given yesterday from the Lord Chancellor on the running of courts during the coronavirus pandemic.
Criminals made to pay more to fund victim support18/03/2020 15:15:15
Criminals will be forced to make a greater financial contribution towards victim support services under new legislation unveiled by the government today (18 March 2020).
Queen's Counsel Appointments Ceremony 2020: Lord Chancellor speech17/03/2020 15:15:15
Speech given yesterday by the Lord Chancellor at the Queen's Counsel Appointments Ceremony 2020.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) prison preparedness: Lucy Frazer statement13/03/2020 15:15:15
Minister of State Lucy Frazer QC MP has made a statement on preparedness to deal with coronavirus (COVID-19) in prisons.
Court of Appeal to live-stream family cases13/03/2020 12:48:00
Family hearings at the Court of Appeal will be live-streamed under a joint initiative by the judiciary and government to boost transparency in the justice system.
Ministry of Justice secures an extra £90 million to support victims and toughen community sentences13/03/2020 11:10:00
MOJ will invest more than £90 million to make our streets safer, improve community sentences and support victims of rape and domestic abuse.