Monday, 25 October 2010

Stronger sentencing has reduced crime

Hearing constantly the flow of negative statistics about reoffending rates amongst prisoners I tabled a question on reoffending rates for offenders given community sentencing.

The table of evidence is not conclusive however it highlights high rates reoffending for those given non custodial sentences.

My enquiry was picked up by the Mail and carried on the front page a week last Friday.

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