Major Review of Drugs – The Black Report

Drug use costs society a total of £19 billion a year, a new report has found, with support both in jail and for those leaving deemed to be insufficient by Dame Carol, with those released “very likely to re-offend”. The review by Dame Carol Black found the health harms, costs of crime and impacts on […]

The Prison System: Priorities for investment report

Download the Report In 2016 the Government published a landmark White Paper, ‘Prison Safety and Reform’, which promised to deliver much-needed changes to the prison system. It committed to address poor safety for staff and prisoners, high levels of assaults, the poor condition of the estate, poor retention in the workforce, and ultimately poor outcomes […]

Driver charged after £10m cocaine seizure at Newhaven

A man from Berkshire has been charged by National Crime Agency investigators following a seizure of almost 100 kilos of cocaine at Newhaven port in East Sussex – picture credit NCA. The haul was discovered concealed in a load of frozen fish in the rear of a refrigerated van searched by Border Force as it […]