With a salary of £102,000 pa, I would rather see more nurses, more police, more fire service staff than this waste of public money!
This is according to the annual Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Hays ‘Resourcing and Talent Planning’ survey of over 500 employers.
The survey shows that 82% of public sector organisations reported challenges in filling at least some vacancies over the past few months, up from 66% in 2011.
The crucial use of the word “must” in forthcoming legislation directs judges to follow the command of the Secretary of State.
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A simple idea for those is us who are community minded
According to the MOJ “The scheme engages prisoners in real work – baking cakes for local cafes – while teaching them the value of hard work, rather than the idleness and boredom many have grown used to. While challenging, schemes like this mean prisoners use their time in custody constructively. They also mean they are also far more likely to get a job on release,”
I am all in favour of these training scheme and hope more can be done for youth offenders.
Now in an appeal at the Supreme Court Jocelyn Cockburn, (lawyer) is suggesting that “the ministry of defence are arguing that British soldiers should have no human rights when deployed abroad to fight on our behalf,”
If Jocelyn Cockburn is right, what was the point of fighting two World Wars ? Is this democracy?
Magistrates I talk to are always looking for alternatives to prison that work. The problem seems to be bring ideas and sentences to the table takes too long and is very limited.
And yet few listen to this man. He is only saying what we all know to be true. Justice is not safe in the hands of the Civil Servants who dominate Government
Look at the example of magistrates courts. Magistrates sit for free and yet the Justice department has appointed judges to replace them at a cost is hundreds of thousands of pounds!