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Guidance: Security categorisation policy framework

Guidance: Security categorisation policy framework

This policy framework sets out the process for the security categorisation of adult male and young adult male offenders.

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Official Statistics: Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service workforce quarterly: December 2019

Official Statistics: Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service workforce quarterly: December 2019

The HMPPS workforce bulletin provide statistics on staffing levels and staff inflows and outflows.

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National Statistics: Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: September 2019

National Statistics: Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: September 2019

Overview of trends in the use of out of court disposals, defendants prosecuted, offenders convicted, remand and sentencing decisions, and offender histories in England and Wales.

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Digital form quicker and easier for separated parents applying to see children

Digital form quicker and easier for separated parents applying to see children

It will be quicker and easier for separated parents to apply to see their children thanks to a new online service launched by HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS).

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Judith Gillespie appointed as member to the Prison Service Pay Review Body

Judith Gillespie appointed as member to the Prison Service Pay Review Body

The Secretary of State for Justice has announced the appointment of Judith Gillespie for a tenure of 5 years.

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Policy paper: Separation of Children in Young Offender Institutions

Policy paper: Separation of Children in Young Offender Institutions

The action plan in response to the joint inspection report of Children in Custody 2018-19 by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Prisons.

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Guidance: Prisoner complaints policy framework

Guidance: Prisoner complaints policy framework

Rules and guidance for staff and prisoners on the new Prisoner Complaints Policy Framework.

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National Statistics: Mortgage and landlord possession statistics: October to December 2019

National Statistics: Mortgage and landlord possession statistics: October to December 2019

Quarterly National Statistics on possession claim actions in county courts by mortgage lenders and social and private landlords.

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Guidance: Bereavement damages: draft remedial order

Guidance: Bereavement damages: draft remedial order

A draft remedial order to amend section 1A of the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 to allow an award of bereavement damages to a new category of claimant.

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Policy paper: HMP Doncaster action plan

Policy paper: HMP Doncaster action plan

HM Prison and Probation Service action plan for HMP Doncaster in response to HM Inspectorate of Prisons inspection.

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Policy paper: Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill

Policy paper: Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill

The Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill ensures that terrorist offenders are not released before the end of their custodial term without agreement of the Parole Board.

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Guidance: Recall, review and re release of recalled prisoners

Guidance: Recall, review and re release of recalled prisoners

Mandatory requirements and guidance for prison and probation staff involved in the recall, review and re-release of recalled prisoners.

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Guidance: Generic Parole Process Policy Framework

Guidance: Generic Parole Process Policy Framework

Mandatory requirements and guidance for all prison and probation staff involved in the generic parole process.

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Policy paper: Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2018

Policy paper: Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2018

Update on government’s progress tackling disparities, including progress in response to the Lammy Review.

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Policy paper: Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2020

Policy paper: Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2020

Update on government’s progress tackling disparities, including progress in response to the independent 2017 Lammy Review.

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Corporate report: Ministry of Justice’s evidence to the Senior Salaries Review Body: 2020

Corporate report: Ministry of Justice’s evidence to the Senior Salaries Review Body: 2020

Ministry of Justice’s evidence to the Senior Salaries Review Body, January 2020.

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End to automatic early release of terrorists

End to automatic early release of terrorists

Emergency legislation will end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders, as the government takes decisive action to protect the public and keep our streets safe.

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End to automatic early release of terrorists

End to automatic early release of terrorists

Emergency legislation will end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders, as the government takes decisive action to protect the public and keep our streets safe.

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Correspondence: Ministry of Justice statement in fee paid judicial litigation: February 2020

Correspondence: Ministry of Justice statement in fee paid judicial litigation: February 2020

A further update on work MOJ is doing to respond to the CJEU judgment of November 2018 in O’Brien No.2 and the Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller of December 2019.

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Rape victims to benefit from government funding boost

Rape victims to benefit from government funding boost

Victims of rape and sexual assault across England and Wales will be helped by a 50 per cent funding boost for specialist support services, the government has announced.

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Guidance: Justice impact test

Guidance: Justice impact test

Guidance aimed at policy makers in government departments to help them assess the impact of their proposals on the justice system.

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Transparency data: Workforce management information: MOJ

Transparency data: Workforce management information: MOJ

Information on the Ministry of Justice, its agencies and executive non-departmental public bodies’ paybills (see the 'details' section located at the bottom of page for more information).

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Guidance: Mental Health Casework Section: out of hours service

Guidance: Mental Health Casework Section: out of hours service

Guidance for professionals on how to use the Mental Health Casework Section out-of-hours service.

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Statement to Parliament: Government response to the Streatham incident

Statement to Parliament: Government response to the Streatham incident

The Lord Chancellor gave an update in the House of Commons about the Government response to the Streatham incident.

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Detailed guide: Criminal justice system: data standards forum guidance

Detailed guide: Criminal justice system: data standards forum guidance

How to use the common data standards for the criminal justice system (CJS) in England and Wales.

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Appointment of new Vice Chair of the Parole Board

Appointment of new Vice Chair of the Parole Board

The Secretary of State has announced the appointment of a Vice Chair of the Parole Board.

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Guidance: Crown Dependencies: Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man

Guidance: Crown Dependencies: Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man

The Ministry of Justice manages the UK’s constitutional relationship with the Crown Dependencies.

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Detailed guide: Downview Prison and Young Offender Institution

Detailed guide: Downview Prison and Young Offender Institution

Downview is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Sutton, Surrey, for women aged 18 and over.

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Detailed guide: Send Prison

Detailed guide: Send Prison

Send is a women’s prison in Woking, Surrey.

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Detailed guide: Highpoint Prison

Detailed guide: Highpoint Prison

Highpoint is a men’s prison in Newmarket, Suffolk.

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Guidance: Legal services business owners from 1 January 2021

Guidance: Legal services business owners from 1 January 2021

Guidance for legal services business owners on preparing for the end of the transition period.

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Guidance: UK lawyers practising in the EU, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein from 1 January 2021

Guidance: UK lawyers practising in the EU, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein from 1 January 2021

Guidance for UK lawyers practising in EU and EEA-EFTA countries from 1 January 2021.

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Guidance: EU lawyers in the UK from 1 January 2021

Guidance: EU lawyers in the UK from 1 January 2021

Guidance for EU lawyers practising in the UK from 1 January 2021.

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Official Statistics: Community performance quarterly: update to September 2019

Official Statistics: Community performance quarterly: update to September 2019

A quarterly release of performance statistics for the National Probation Service (NPS), Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) and Electronic Monitoring Service.

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National Statistics: Proven reoffending statistics: January to March 2018

National Statistics: Proven reoffending statistics: January to March 2018

Statistics on reoffending of offenders who were released from custody, received a non-custodial conviction, or a caution.

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Official Statistics: Payment by Results statistics: October 2015 to March 2019

Official Statistics: Payment by Results statistics: October 2015 to March 2019

Proven reoffending statistics for adult offenders being managed by Community Rehabilitation Companies, under Payment by Results arrangements, and by the National Probation Service.

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National Statistics: Safety in custody quarterly: update to September 2019

National Statistics: Safety in custody quarterly: update to September 2019

Safety in custody statistics cover deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales.

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National Statistics: Youth justice statistics: 2018 to 2019

National Statistics: Youth justice statistics: 2018 to 2019

Youth justice annual statistics for 2018 to 2019 for England and Wales.

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National Statistics: Offender management statistics quarterly: July to September 2019

National Statistics: Offender management statistics quarterly: July to September 2019

Detailed quarterly data on offenders in custody (including offence groups, sentence lengths and nationalities), prison receptions and prison releases, adjudications, licence recalls and offenders under probation supervision.

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Guidance: Information Security Policy Framework

Guidance: Information Security Policy Framework

Introduction of the new Information Security Policy, to reflect changes to the HMPPS InfoSec contact details.

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Guidance: Information Security Policy Framework

Guidance: Information Security Policy Framework

Introduction of the new Information Security Policy, to reflect changes to the HMPPS InfoSec contact details.

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Transparency data: Workforce management information: MOJ

Transparency data: Workforce management information: MOJ

Information on the Ministry of Justice, its agencies and executive non-departmental public bodies’ paybills (see the 'details' section located at the bottom of page for more information).

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Support for the UK’s intent to accede to the Lugano Convention 2007

Support for the UK’s intent to accede to the Lugano Convention 2007

The UK has received statements of support from Norway, Iceland and Switzerland for the UK’s intent to accede to the Lugano Convention 2007.

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Support for the UK’s intent to accede to the Lugano Convention 2007

Support for the UK’s intent to accede to the Lugano Convention 2007

The UK has received statements of support from Norway, Iceland and Switzerland for the UK’s intent to accede to the Lugano Convention 2007.

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Guidance: Guide to coroner services

Guidance: Guide to coroner services

The 'Guide to coroner services' is intended for bereaved people and others who may be affected by a coroner investigation or are attending a coroner’s inquest.

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