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28 October 2021

Supporting amendments to the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill

Ahead of next Monday’s House of Lords Committee Stage debate, we’ve published two joint briefings on amendments to the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill. The amendments would reform the IPP sentence; and introduce judicial oversight for a new power allowing the government to prevent automatic release.


Imprisonment for Public Protection

A joint briefing in support of amendments relating to the sentence of Imprisonment for Public Protection.

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Amendment to the power to prevent automatic release

A briefing in support of greater judicial oversight for the proposed new power to give the Secretary of State authority to determine which prisoners can and cannot be automatically released.

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