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Gove to academise Prisons

still likely to change his mind on a weekly basisDavid Cameron’s first instruction to new Justice Secretary Michael Gove, his most significant appointment of his new Cabinet, is to unleash George Eliot’s ‘Middlemarch’ upon unsuspecting prison inmates now that his predecessor Chris Grayling’s book ban has been reversed.

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Posted: May 10th, 2015
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Ken Clarke refuses to apologise for being a Conservative

Justice Secretary Ken Clarke has refused to apologise for being a Conservative but has accepted that some of his political affiliations may have been ill-judged and has vowed to choose his policies more carefully in future.

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Posted: May 19th, 2011
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Prisoners promise not to run off after voting

Fears that prisoners in the UK will simply run off after posting their voting slip in the ballot box have forced the Government to re-think proposals to give inmates the vote. ‘We have concerns that some prisoners may not be entirely trustworthy,’ said Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke.

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2011
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