New Secretary of State for Justice

By July 15, 2016No Comments

21 leading criminal justice delivery organisations, campaigners and individual frontline staff today issued an open letter to the new Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Liz Truss. The letter calls on her to continue with the programme of prison reform and innovation set out by her predecessor, Michael Gove.

The signatories, who include leaders of organisations including Catch22, the Howard League for Penal Reform, RAPt and Switchback, urge her to maintain and build on current  momentum behind this ‘progressive approach’, that focuses on rehabilitation.
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