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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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I’d vote Green, says prisoner who buried wife in Epping Forest

With the news that inmates of the country’s prisons may be allowed to vote, the lags of HMP Scrimshaw discuss their political affiliations.

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Posted: Feb 16th, 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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Round-robin reports another great year for La Cosa Nostra

greetings from Casa GrimbinoThe annual round-robin letter from the Grimbinos reports that New York’s most infamous Italian family has gone from strength to strength in 2010 and is eagerly anticipating 2011.

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Posted: Jan 2nd, 2011
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