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Windsor – the outsider

Windsor – the outsider

Blair Gibbs, Policy Exchange’s Head of Crime & Justice, writes setting out why he believes Tom Winsor is the right man to head up Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), arguing that under Winsor the inspectorate can evolve further towards becoming a public auditor of standards and an economic regulator.

Reform to police pay long-overdue

Reform to police pay long-overdue

Crime & Justice Research Fellow Edward Boyd calls for reform of police officer remuneration, arguing that police pensions are unfair and need modernising and that in order to attract the best applicants the starting salary for police officers should be increased.

A fair wage for prisoners

A fair wage for prisoners

Crime & Justice Research Fellow Edward Boyd sets out how the introduction of a ‘Prisoner Minimum Wage’ – as recommended in Policy Exchange report Inside Job – would prevent working prisoners from jeopardise the job prospects of the law-abiding.

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