Home Affairs http://www.govtoday.co.uk/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 03:23:22 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb Police forces ‘meeting the challenge of austerity’ http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18456-police-forces-meeting-the-challenge-of-austerity Police forces in England and Wales have met the financial challenge of the spending review - crime continues to fall, victim satisfaction is up, and forces are protecting their front line services as best they can, an HMIC report found today.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:49:00 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18456-police-forces-meeting-the-challenge-of-austerity
Cameron to announce £1.1bn defence investment http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18426-cameron-to-announce-1-1bn-defence-investment The prime minister will today announce that, due to difficult long-term decisions that the government has taken and prudent budget management instilled in the MOD since the balancing of the defence budget, an investment of £1.1bn will be made in capabilities for the armed forces.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:15:28 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18426-cameron-to-announce-1-1bn-defence-investment
Government to rush through emergency data law http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18412-government-to-rush-through-emergency-data-law Emergency legislation to ensure that UK law enforcement and intelligence agencies can maintain their ability to access the telecommunications data they need to investigate criminal activity and protect the public will be announced today by the prime minister and deputy prime minister. This has cross party agreement.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:23:27 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18412-government-to-rush-through-emergency-data-law
New measures to tackle rape announced http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18298-new-measures-to-tackle-rape The director of public prosecutions and the national policing lead for adult sexual offences have today announced major new action to tackle rape, and are together calling for a renewed challenge against persistent myths and stereotypes they believe are still having a negative impact on cases.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:25:49 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18298-new-measures-to-tackle-rape
Police failing to deal with discrimination complaints http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18293-police-failing-to-deal-with-discrimination-complaints An IPCC review has found significant failings in the way three large metropolitan police forces handle complaints of discrimination.

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Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:22:06 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18293-police-failing-to-deal-with-discrimination-complaints
Compulsory lie detector tests for sex offenders http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18264-compulsory-lie-detector-tests-for-sex-offenders Sex offenders on licence will now face some of the world's toughest approaches to supervision, justice minister Jeremy Wright said today.

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Tue, 27 May 2014 12:07:15 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18264-compulsory-lie-detector-tests-for-sex-offenders
Home secretary demands Police Federation reform http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18246-home-secretary-demands-police-federation-reform Speaking at the Police Federation conference yesterday the home secretary, Theresa May, outlined plans to implement reforms to how the organisation is funded, the ways it is held to account and its automatic membership arrangements.

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Thu, 22 May 2014 08:19:44 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18246-home-secretary-demands-police-federation-reform
'Jail for a day' scheme could cut reoffending, claims report http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18234-jail-for-a-day-scheme-could-cut-reoffending-claims-report Serial offenders who breach community punishments could be instantly sent to jail for a day in a move that mirrors a highly successful US approach to reoffending, a new report says today.

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Fri, 16 May 2014 09:14:07 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18234-jail-for-a-day-scheme-could-cut-reoffending-claims-report
Reform of Police Federation urgent, say MPs http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18233-reform-of-police-federation-urgent-say-mps The home affairs committee has published its report on the reform of the Police Federation.

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Fri, 16 May 2014 08:51:12 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/50-police-emergency/18233-reform-of-police-federation-urgent-say-mps
Longer jail terms for banned drivers http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18189-longer-jail-terms-for-banned-drivers Drivers who cause death or serious injuries on the roads when they have been banned from driving will face long jail sentences, justice secretary Chris Grayling announced today.

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Tue, 06 May 2014 08:54:55 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/home-affairs/47-justice/18189-longer-jail-terms-for-banned-drivers