An Englishman of forty years residence in Wales pontificates about politics (slightly off-message), films and trivia. Secretary of Aberavon and Neath Liberal Democrats. Candidate for Neath in the Westminster elections of 1997 & 2017 and the Welsh general election of 2016.
Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Restore the probation service
It is no use introducing restorative justice without also dealing with other aspects of punishment and reform. There is a detailed explanation here of what is wrong with the probation service and how it can be cured. We also need to tighten up the parole system.