Westminster News

Former Prisons Minister welcomes Justice Secretary's decision

Crispin Blunt MP, former Minister for Prisons, Probation, Youth and Criminal justice (2010-12), has welcomed the decision by the Secretary of State for Justice, David Gauke MP, not to proceed with a Judicial Review of the Parole Board’s decision to release John Worboys.

Parliamentary group for London's Green Belt launched

As the threat from development of the London Metropolitan Green Belt continues to increase, a new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for London’s Green Belt was launched in Parliament yesterday.

Law Commission should review driving offences sentencing

Following a public consultation on driving offences, the Government has announced that it will seek to increase maximum penalties for causing death by dangerous driving and for causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs, as well as introduce a new offence of ca