Cameron’s Press Conference on Sentencing & Legal Aid Bill


Today David Cameron held a press conference to discuss the reforms proposed in the Sentencing and Legal Aid Bill which will come into force very soon. Interestingly and perhaps not as ‘news worthy’ as the U-turn on an original proposal to cut sentencing by 50% where a defendant pleads guilty early he also said that he plans to hold a consultation to make the act of squatting a criminal offence. What housing pressure groups and housing charities have to say about this remains to be seen. Other reforms are longer hours of work for prisoners, and more compensation to victims … Continue reading Cameron’s Press Conference on Sentencing & Legal Aid Bill