'Radical' criminal justice reforms unveiled
The arrest of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has meant that the Ministry of Justice's "radical" reform programme for the criminal justice system has received less attention then it might otherwise have. Although clearly accidental, the timing may suit Justice Secretary Ken Clarke, who has received criticism from within his own party in relation to his plans to send thousands fewer offenders to jail in the coming years.
The arrest of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has meant that the Ministry of Justice’s “radical” reform programme for the criminal justice system has received less attention then it might otherwise have.
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