Legal Aid

APL and UNGRIPP seek better access to justice for IPPs

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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 – […]


Secure video calls to help prisoners maintain family ties

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HMP Berwyn and HMYOI Wetherby among first 10 to benefit All calls recorded and restricted to 4 callers Secure video calls will be introduced to prisons and young offender institutions (YOIs) across England and Wales to maintain vital family contact for prisoners and young offenders during the coronavirus pandemic. Following a successful trial at HMP […]