For those "fans" of "Calamity" Chris Grayling, The Mirror has a list of how he effectively messed up the Criminal Justice system in his short stint there. A man of rare talent indeed!
Psychoactive drug Spice is 'leaving prisoners with permanent brain damage', union claims
"The psychoactive drug Spice - which was suspected to have been found in large amounts at Holme House prison - is leaving inmates with permanent brain damage, according to the Prison Officers Association.
The spokesman told The Gazette that the find was the most “professional” case of drug trafficking he’d seen in 30 years, after the suspected Spice haul was found disguised in two cells."
UK prisons released 71 inmates in error over the last year in England and Wales as violence surges to new high
More than 70 prisoners were released in error over the past year as assaults and self-harm inside jails hit a record high, according to concerning new statistics.
Statistics released for the 2016/17 financial year by the Ministry of Justice showed high levels of violence and suicide amid warnings over deteriorating safety in Britain’s jails.
Why social workers need a research culture
"Researcher-practitioners are less common in social work than other helping professions, such as clinical psychology.
For me, social work is missing a trick here. Research by frontline practitioners can give us a platform to empower our professional voice, lead the agenda for humanitarian-orientated transformation, and make the issues we – and the people we work with – face every day much more visible to policy makers and commissioners."