Why is it that crime falls, yet we imprison more people than ever?

The Independent Prison is probably the single biggest indictment of state failure yet we are still waiting for the “rehabilitation revolution” promised when the Tories took power in 2010 For many years ministers privately complained that even the most carefully chosen chief inspector of prisons rapidly went “native”, undermining their tough stances by bleating on about…

UK courtrooms do not reflect diversity of the communities they serve, judge says

The Independent Judge Wendy Joseph QC says schools and policymakers should do more to make judiciary more diverse Schools and policymakers have a responsibility to address the lack of diversity in the judiciary to better reflect society as a whole, a top judge has said. The UK’s “white, middle-class, middle-aged, male” courtrooms do not represent the…