"Not long ago, driving through a Warwickshire town looking for a residential school, of a kind, I drove past a group of pupils walking in a crocodile. The uniforms caught my attention – the girls’ skirts looked unusually long, flapping around the ankles, an eccentricity denoting privilege. The boys were dressed in suits, and they were accompanied by a master in long robes."
The Rehabilitation Revolution – Take 2
From Russell Webster,
"...(On the)14 September 2017) the Centre for Social Justice (the Think Tank created by Iain Duncan Smith in 2004) launched a new, and possibly very significant, report:What happened to the rehabilitation revolution? with two straplines:
How sentencers can revive it
How it can be helped by a hung Parliament
The report may be significant because the CSJ is, obviously, very close to the conservative party and may reflect discussions going on in the Ministry of Justice. Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah had tweeted his approval of the report before it was even published"
Claiming back tax on your registration fees
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has agreed that the annual fee payable to HCPC is tax deductible for UK tax payers. This means that for registrants paying tax at the standard rate of 20 per cent, the £90 annual renewal fee effectively costs £72 after £18 tax relief.
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How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it
This is from a while back but I missed it then.It is shocking.