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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 2h
The new GPS tagging announced today by will help strengthen supervision of offenders, enforce exclusion zones and give victims greater peace of mind. Find out more 👇🏽 | |
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Ministry of Justice 3h
Today we’re announcing a national roll-out of new GPS tags for offenders. This will: ✅ better protect victims ✅ increase powers available to probation & police to supervise offenders ✅ strengthen alternatives to short prison sentences More here:
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Ministry of Justice 18h
Replying to @HMIProbation
Re Working Links: The Chief Inspector’s report on Dorset, Devon and Cornwall CRC lays bare its unacceptably poor performance and we will work closely with the new provider to urgently raise standards. (2/2)
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Ministry of Justice 18h
Re Working Links: We were aware of Working Links’ financial situation and have taken action to ensure continuity of probation services. That means probation officers will continue to be supported, offenders will be supervised, and the public will be protected. (1/2)
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Ministry of Justice Feb 15
Replying to @MoJGovUK
We’re going back to basics. Clean, decent & calm environments can help improve prisoners’ chances of turning their lives around. That's why we're: 🛏️ introducing damage-proof furniture 🚿 fixing broken showers 🚽 installing toilet privacy screens 3/3
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Ministry of Justice Feb 15
Replying to @RoryStewartUK
We’re investing in our prison staff's skills & training to give them more support. For example, Standards Coaching Teams, made up of 60 elite prison officers, will be at the 10 prisons to help raise standards & consistency. explains more 👇🏼 2/3
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Ministry of Justice Feb 15
How are we improving 10 of our most challenging prisons? THREAD 👇🏽 We’re reducing violence and restricting the supply of drugs by: 💢 challenging abusive behaviour 🔐 improving security 🔍 investing in more search tech Read more: 1/3
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Ministry of Justice Feb 15
Replying to @RoryStewartUK
In the 10 prisons: - drug use & violence cause persistent problems - many rooms & facilities are broken, outdated or dirty - staff would welcome more resources & support But we're making progress. ’s vlog explains more👇🏼
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Ministry of Justice Feb 14
Hull Humber Leeds Lindholme Moorland Wealstun Nottingham Ranby Isis Wormwood Scrubs These are 10 of our most challenging prisons. 6 months ago, we launched the to tackle problems they face. What’s our progress so far? Find out here 👉🏾
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Ministry of Justice Feb 14
Have you had your say? Only 3 more days to comment on the govt’s review on If you’ve been contacted by a bailiff recently, share your views
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Ministry of Justice Feb 13
PM announced at we will give government time to bill.   This bill will bring amendments to the Children’s Act to better protect girls at risk.   We are proud to support this bill.
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UK Prime Minister Feb 13
“We’ve strengthened the law on FGM, leading to that first conviction, but it is important we give time to this Bill to ensure that we end what is an abhorrent crime.” – PM
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Ministry of Justice Feb 13
glad to hear you’re covering power of attorney refunds. One year on from the scheme’s launch we’ve already refunded 194,713 of the estimated 1m people eligible, with claims totalling over £12m. It’s quick and simple to claim – go online
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Ministry of Justice Feb 13
PM announced at we will give government time to bill.   This bill will bring amendments to the Children’s Act to better protect girls at risk.   We are proud to support this bill.
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Ministry of Justice Feb 12
Fantastic news – we now have an to: ✅ Protect potential victims ✅ Properly punish perpetrators ✅ Help stop this unacceptable practice Hear from ‘Upskirting’ campaigner ⬇️
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UK Prime Minister Feb 12
“Very pleased to see the degrading practice of upskirting become a criminal offence after the tireless work of victims and campaigners.” – PM
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Ministry of Justice Feb 12
Today we have confirmed plans to extend our step-in at HMP Birmingham until the summer. We are confident that action taken has brought signs of improvement, but removing support now risks jeopardising progress. More from below:
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Gina Martin Feb 12
Today the queen signs off our bill. Today upskirting is illegal.
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Ministry of Justice Feb 12
Upskirting is not trivial. Or fun. Or acceptable. If you take pictures under someone's clothes, without their permission, you'll face: ➡️A criminal record ➡️ Time in prison ➡️ Being placed on the sex offenders register |
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Ministry of Justice Feb 11
What you choose to wear - a skirt, shorts or anything else - should be worn confidently. You shouldn’t be afraid that pictures will be taken under your clothes, without your permission. The will help stop upskirting: ⬇️
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