UK needs to get over its punishment addiction, says HM probation chief

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Time to decide on priotiies – punishment, removal from society, and/or retraining

It’s time the UK got over its morbid addiction with punishment and started working better with offenders, were claims made today in Birmingham by HM Chief Inspector of Probation Paul McDowell.

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Fix Our Borders & Other Things You Need to Know This Week


Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released a statement following the State of the Union Address.  “The President obviously watched a different set of mid-term elections than the rest of the country did. He said that every single one of his policies was on the ballot; the American people rejected them – and him – overwhelmingly,” she said. “”President Obama has shown he has no interest in seeking common ground for the good of the country. True to form for his first six years, he still seeks to divide the country in his final two.” Visit the site and read the entire statement.

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