A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

Justice secretary denies prison crisis: what do the stats say?

Summary Tue 19 Aug, AT 15:11

Assaults, suicides and prison populations are all on the rise but Chris Grayling says it's all under control

Police face ban on issuing cautions for serious crimes

One-Minute Read Mon 30 Sep, AT 15:54

Justice secretary says that cautions for crimes including rape and assault are 'simply unacceptable'

Legal aid cuts 'threaten model that is the envy of the world'

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Jun, AT 10:59

Former judge Sir Anthony Hooper dismisses Tory MP's promise of quality checks as 'gobbledegook'

Dinner 'plot' to unseat coalition and even oust David Cameron

First Post Thu 7 Mar, AT 09:27

Times claims senior right-wingers attended dinner as Tories 'jostle for position' in case PM is challenged

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David Cameron's pledge not to 'lurch right' lasts barely a day

Mon 4 Mar, AT 12:14 The Mole

Tax cuts and health care limits for Bulgarians mooted within 24 hours of PM's vow to keep to centre path

Shrink the state: Cameron and Clegg complete Thatcher's task

Point of View Thu 10 Jan, AT 08:03

Privatising the probation service is not about cutting the deficit – it's a purely ideological coalition move

Prison struggles to cope with rise in sex offence convictions

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Jan, AT 10:52

Minister asked to intervene as Birmingham prison is swamped by rising number of sex offenders

Law stinks says businessman held for tackling intruder

One-Minute Read Tue 13 Nov, AT 12:51

Vaughan Jones humiliated after police arrest him for 'assaulting' burglar at his mother's home.

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Abu Qatada fallout could benefit UKIP in Corby by-election

Tue 13 Nov, AT 12:08 The Mole

Only party committed to withdrawing from ECHR is targeting Louise Mensch's former supporters

Don't bother to vote for police commissioners, says Ian Blair

Mon 22 Oct, AT 10:34 The Mole

That's silly talk, says Justice Minister Grayling, responding to former Met police chief

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