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Can Clarke square the circle of reforming criminal justice while also cutting costs by a quarter, by getting 20,000 people out of jail?

Bastow, Simon (2010) Can Clarke square the circle of reforming criminal justice while also cutting costs by a quarter, by getting 20,000 people out of jail? British Politics and Policy at LSE (02 Jul 2010) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In a major speech that has already furrowed brows amongst the Tory right wing, Ken Clarke set out proposals for wide-ranging criminal justice reform. Simon Bastow listened to his speech and sets it against the overall picture of pressures on the Ministry of Justice, where 25 per cent cuts might come, and the future of the prisons system especially.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2010 The author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H50 - General
Sets: Departments > Government
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Collections > Economists Online
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Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 12:16
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/40212/

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