Earlier this week the Justice Secretary announced he is considering reducing the qualifying period after which IPP licences can be terminated from ten years to five years. Yet, information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act shows that of 141 applications for termination considered between March and May this year, only 22 were represented – […]
Joint Letter from the Association of Prison Lawyers and Legal Aid Practitioners Group. Link to Letter pdf (225k)
Documents relating to the Parole Boards draft guidance for digital recording and requesting a transcript are now available to APL Members on the APL Members only site. Join the Association of Prison Lawyers here.
Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/appointment-of-12-psychiatrist-and-13-judicial-parole-board-members The Secretary of State has announced the appointment of 25 Parole Board members. Ministers have approved the appointment of 25 (12 psychiatrist and 13 judicial) Parole Board members who will commence their tenures on 1 November 2018 for a period of 3 years. All Parole Board member appointments are subject to security clearance. […]