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Conservative criminal justice policy and restorative justice.

Duncan, Alan
June 4, 2015

Source: (2009) prepared remarks for a speech given by Alan Duncan MP, Conservative Shadow Minister for Prisons, at “Restorative Justice and the Law” seminar in London, 4 February 2010.

So the idea that on its own „prison works‟ is unsophisticated and simplistic. Which is why, if we are in Government come May, my priority is to launch a rehabilitation revolution inside prisons, and outside them.
And in straightforward normal language, what this means is volunteers, prison governors, prison officers, prisons as a whole, probation and support after release, all focusing on rehabilitating prisoners in order to reduce repeat offending. It means a massive increase in training, education, drug rehabilitation, effective mental health treatment, and – now let‟s get to the key point of my speech today – it means RESTORATIVE JUSTICE. (excerpt)


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