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Plan to give victims a say in Scottish parole process

Image copyright Getty Images Victims could be given more of a say in the parole process under new proposals from the Scottish government. Ministers are considering reforms after campaigns by victims and their families who…

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Parole Board chairwoman ‘concerned’ about lack of black panel members

The new chairwoman of the Parole Board has said it is a “significant concern” that none of its 240 members is black. Caroline Corby said just 13 members of the board, which decides the release…


Challenging parole could get easier for members of the public

Image copyright Met Police Image caption John Worboys was jailed in 2009 for a string of sex attacks on women Members of the public could be able to challenge parole decisions more easily, under new…


Ex-parole boss: Govt also to blame for Worboys failures

The Ministry of Justice is also to blame for failures in the John Worboys case, the outgoing head of the Parole Board has said. Nick Hardwick resigned as chairman of the board after the High…



Worboys release decision overturned as Parole head quits

Image copyright LNP Image caption John Worboys was jailed in 2009 for a string of sex attacks on women A decision by the Parole Board to release the rapist John Worboys has been quashed, as…


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