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Rash of jailed Tory peers on TV ‘proves Conservatives are still relevant’, claims Cameron

The huge number of ennobled ex-convicts appearing on British media outlets in the last few days proves the Tory party is ‘still in touch with the popular mood’, said David Cameron in a speech last night.

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2013
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Chris Huhne glad of extra time to bone up on prison slang

Amid the dismay at the outcome of the Vicky Pryce trial and the disillusionment with the jury system, one man is quietly pleased.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2013
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60-watt bulb ban to ruin prison cell feng shui

‘The circular bulb is extremely powerful and encloses the inconspicuous after-effects of negative numbers. Which is why I haven’t stabbed anyone for a while’.

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2011
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Ken Clarke to introduce Nectar points for criminals pleading guilty

Justice Secretary absolutely sure this will workJustice Secretary Ken Clarke has announced that plans to reduce prison sentences by up to 50% will be abandoned in favour of a new system of HMP Nectar points.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2011
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Criminals bid to beat postcode lottery of private jails

Figures released today show that criminals are bypassing the State prison postcode lottery by committing crimes in areas which will guarantee them places in the country’s prestigious private jails.

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Posted: Apr 2nd, 2011
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