Crime & Justice Research Fellow, 2012-14
Charlotte is a Research Fellow in the Crime and Justice Unit at Policy Exchange. She was called to the Bar by The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in November 2012, following completion of the Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School and LLB at Cardiff University.Charlotte joined Policy Exchange in July 2012, previously working in the Development Unit. Prior to this, she has volunteered for the National Centre for Domestic Violence and as a Trustee of the Young Achievers Trust.
Related Posts & Publications
Court closures may not be a vote winner, but they could hold the key to improving our justice system and meeting budget targets
by Charlotte McLeod | May 14, 2014Court closures have always been, and continue to be, a political danger zone. Last month, the Justice Secretary announced a £75 million investment programme for courts and tribunals, which has been attacked as a hidden plan to close courts. The Shadow Justice...
by Charlotte McLeod | Mar 7, 2014“TV chef Nigella is grabbed by throat in astonishing bust-up with husband.” This was one of many headlines covering the assault committed by Charles Saatchi on Nigella Lawson in 2013. The focus clearly lies on the victim – naming Lawson and not Saatchi, starting the...
by Charlotte McLeod | Feb 14, 2014David Cameron recently spoke out about female genital mutilation. Appearing before the Liaison Select Committee in January 2014, the Prime Minister said; “This is an absolutely unacceptable practice. It is illegal for anyone in the UK, no matter what their background...
Predictions of doom have not materialised and PCCs are proving they have the potential to be an effective catalyst for change
by Charlotte McLeod | Nov 27, 2013This month marked the one year anniversary since the election of England and Wales’ Police and Crime Commissioners. In 2003 Policy Exchange’s first report calling for the creation of locally-elected representatives was published, and since then Policy Exchange has...
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