Prison System Overhaul

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Date: Mon 10th October 2011 Last week Justice Secretary Ken Clarke announced that the Government is to fundamentally overhaul our prison system by ensuring that prisoners work during their sentence rather than sitting idle.  Several large firms have been keen to support prisoners in work and by 2020 the Justice…

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Riots

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Date: Tue 9th August 2011   We have all been shocked by the scenes of rioting on our televisions over the last few days. It is many years since we have seen such scenes in the capital. At the time of writing, Dartford has thankfully been spared any significant problems…

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1st July 2011 Gareth Johnson recently took part in a House of Commons debate to call on the maximum sentence for dangerous driving to be increased. Currently the most a Judge can give the worst kind of offender is two years imprisonment.  Gareth believes this is wholly inadequate. Even when…

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