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cyber crime is rampant

cyber crime is rampant

UK Government admits ignorance on true costs Obtaining an accurate figure on the real costs of cybercrime is not an easy task and is not something the government has managed to achieve, David Cameron’s security minister has admitted. James Brokenshire, a minister in the Home Office, said it was “clear” that the costs of cybercrime […]

Retired Prison Governors Association

Retired Prison Governors Association

History of the Retired Prison Governors Association In 1980 by Arthur Williamson started to publish the “Retired Governors Newsletter”. In 1987 following the formation of The Prison Governors Association, The PGA began to organise an annual gathering of Retired Governors. Initially called a “Garden Party” and held at the PSC Newbold Revel, it encouraged the […]

NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE FORUM LAUNCH

NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE FORUM LAUNCH (closed) No Offence! will be launched on Wednesday 8th June to bring all of criminal justice together in a brand new forum for the first time.  Following on from a very successful pilot in which over 1700 members joined in 8 months from across 20 countries, the new independent website and forum, […]

DrugScope: what we do

DrugScope: what we do

DrugScope: DrugScope is the national membership organisation for the drug sector and the UK’s leading independent centre of expertise on drugs and drug use. We are a registered and independent charity. DrugScope incorporates the London Drug and Alcohol Network (LDAN), a membership organisation for drug and alcohol treatment providers in the capital. We are also partners, […]

Partners and projects

Partners and projects

Partners DrugScope represents our members’ views on a number of influential advisory groups such as the Association of Chief Police Officers’ (ACPO) Drugs Committee, the Criminal Justice Council and the National Advisory Group on Health and Criminal Justice. DrugScope’s Chief Executive Martin Barnes sits on the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in a […]

Help and advice for ex-offenders

Help and advice for ex-offenders

Looking for work with a criminal record When applying for work you should push the positives, such as your previous work experience, and skills you learnt in prison if you served time. If you’re just starting your job search, try these tips: use the internet and Jobcentre Plus phone service 0845 606 0234 check local […]

Visiting someone in prison

Visiting someone in prison

Prison visits are an important part of helping prisoners to stay in contact with their families. Prisoners are entitled to visits from families and friends. They are also entitled to legal and chaplaincy visits. How to arrange a visit Prisoners are given a booking reference number which they must pass on in advance to their […]

The information on surviving the credit crunch is for general guidance on your rights and responsibilities and is not legal or financial advice. If you need more details on your finances or legal advice about what action to take, please contact an FSA finacial adviser or solicitor. This is an introductory guide and is not […]