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Ministry of Justice
We work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system
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Ministry of Justice Aug 17
We’re investing £10 million into 10 prisons: Why have we chosen these 10?
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Rory Stewart Aug 17
I am confident that we can turn even the most challenged prisons around.
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Ministry of Justice Aug 17
Replying to @RoryStewartUK
Today’s £10 million investment for prisons will: - curb the flow of drugs and phones into prisons - improve safety and decency - develop new standards of leadership Watch talk about how we can turn challenging prisons around in part 3 of his HMP Leeds video diary
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Ministry of Justice Aug 17
Replying to @RoryStewartUK
How are we curbing the flow of drugs into prisons? talks us through the latest security measures in part 2 of his HMP Leeds video diary:
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Ministry of Justice Aug 17
Today we’re announcing plans to tackle the most urgent problems facing 10 challenging prisons: What does this mean in practice? Watch part 1 of ’s video diary at HMP Leeds to find out:
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Ministry of Justice Aug 16
Replying to @MoJGovUK
We’re investing £1 million to provide tailored training programmes to governors and senior leaders to ensure they have the support to improve their prisons.
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Ministry of Justice Aug 16
Replying to @MoJGovUK
We’re investing £3 million to ensure our prisons meet the minimum standards of decency for living and working in. This includes refurbishing prison facilities to make them cleaner, safer and more secure.
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Ministry of Justice Aug 16
Replying to @MoJGovUK
We’re investing £6 million to enhance security and reduce the flow of drugs entering prisons by investing in more drug detection dogs, new scanners, and improved perimeter security.
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Ministry of Justice Aug 16
Prisons need to be places where offenders can turn their lives around Today we’re announcing £10 million for vital improvements to pave the way for a new approach, a new ethos and a new direction in our prisons Here’s where the money is going [thread]
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Ministry of Justice Aug 16
New stats out today show more prison officers on the landings – with a net increase of 3,653 prison officers since October 2016. If you want to join them in making a real difference to people’s lives, find out more here 👇🏽
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Ministry of Justice Aug 16
Good luck to everyone getting their results today! Apprenticeships offer a rewarding alternative to university - find out if it's right for you: If you're not sure what to do next call on 0800 100 900 for advice.
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Matthew Coats Aug 14
Many congratulations to all on recent recognition . Here’s an article on what we did and how employers can make a real difference on advancing
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Ministry of Justice Aug 13
Prison leavers are one of the most at-risk groups of becoming homeless. Backed by £100m of funding, the government’s sets out the next steps to: - halve rough sleeping by 2022 - end it by 2027 Read it here :
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Ministry of Justice Aug 13
Without the right accommodation, people who leave prison are more likely to reoffend. This: - creates more victims - contributes to £15bn cost of reoffending Today's will ensure prison leavers are supported to lead crime-free lives
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Rory Stewart Aug 13
Preventing rough sleeping among ex-prisoners is good for them, good for the streets, and good for the public who will be better protected from the misery of crime - my blog on the Government's new homelessness strategy:
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Ministry of Justice Aug 13
Replying to @JournoBalloo
Please see our website under 'Make an FOI request' at the bottom of the page. You can find the information there:
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Ministry of Justice Aug 13
Too many rough sleepers come straight from prison. That’s why prison leavers are an integral part of today’s £100m , which aims to end rough sleeping entirely by 2027. explains more:
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Govt Aug 12
The Government’s provides up to 6,000 people with specialist support. It sets out a three step approach to address issues that lead to rough sleeping, help those currently on the street and provide a home for them to build a future.
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Ministry of Justice Aug 11
⚡️ It’s great to see so many people and organisations sharing their inspiring stories of how can educate and rehabilitate offenders. Catch up on just a few of them here:
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Ministry of Justice Aug 11
We want to divert young people away from crime. Sport alone doesn’t provide all the answers, but it could help to: Reduce 🔹 anti-social behaviour 🔹 violence Improve 🔹 wellbeing 🔹 education 🔹 relationships 🔹 rehabilitation Read:
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