Category Archives: Justice Issues

Home Office must publish out of respect


Late last night and this morning some people involved in the use of social media have been proposing various courses of action following the attack by the three men on London Bridge and at Borough Market. It is far to … Continue reading

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A record high – we should be ashamed of


The latest Government statistic shows that on at least one measure this Government has completely failed one vulnerable group in our society. Tragically they are people whose predicament is of little concern to the current Government and unlike the nurses … Continue reading

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We need a Government of Justice


This blog features in the Argus Newspaper today: Now that the General Election has been announced the extent to which Sussex splits into two parts becomes evident. Seven out of 16 constituencies, three in East Sussex, three in Brighton and … Continue reading

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The missing link to our prisons


At the end of March a debate took place in the House of Commons as part of the process of creating the Governments Prisons and Courts Bill. The debate was entitled “Prisons: purpose, and role of Secretary of State” and … Continue reading

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Let us stand with Margot Wallstrom


On a number of occasions over the lifetime of this blog I have written about the need for our nation to end its sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia and challenge their human rights record. Occasionally a bold UK Minister … Continue reading

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Play the ball, not the man


The news yesterday that Martin Mcguinness has died led to expressions of joy and anger from some and sorrow and appreciation from others. The fact is that every time a terrorist lays down their weapons and tries to replace them … Continue reading

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End in sight for a mixed economy?


During the reign of the coalition Government one significant focal points was their attempt to reduce the size of the State through the creation of mutual organisations, inspired by the success of companies such as John Lewis. Whole sections were … Continue reading

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