Can Clarke square the circle of reforming criminal justice while also cutting costs by a quarter, by getting 20,000 people out of jail?
In a major speech that has already furrowed brows amongst the Tory right wing, Ken Clarke set out proposals for wide-ranging criminal justice reform. Simon Bastow listened to his speech and sets it against the overall picture of pressures on the Ministry of Justice, where 25 per cent cuts might come, and the future of the prisons system especially
HJ Public Finance, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, JA Political science (General), JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science