Law breakers should not influence law makers

Law breakers should not influence law makers

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that many UK prisoners should be able to vote in UK elections. The current UK position is that prisoners serving a custodial sentence cannot vote during their period of incarceration but prisoners on remand can vote. There...
Do we need a specific offence of domestic violence?

Do we need a specific offence of domestic violence?

Many welcomed the recent suggestion from the Prime Minister that the government will examine whether we need a specific offence of domestic violence. As Labour also recently promised to introduce new laws tackling domestic violence, the question increasingly becoming...