DNA and biometric evidence

 6th Dec 2021  News

DNA and biometric evidence   The Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material, Fraser Sampson, has published his annual report for 2020.   What are biometrics? The report provides a working... Read more

Sentencing Repeat Offenders

 20th Oct 2021  News

Sentencing repeat offenders   Fasail Hussain was sentenced earlier this year for drugs offences. The sentencing judge imposed a total term of 2293 days imprisonment.   Hussain had been released from prison... Read more

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

 28th Jul 2021  News

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill   The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was introduced in the House of Lords in early July and awaits a second reading. The Bill is formed of thirteen parts, inclu... Read more

Detention of seized cash

 16th Jun 2021  News

Detention of seized cash   HMRC seized £35,000 cash in plastic carrier bags from a Mr Mann as it was suspected he was fraudulently evading excise duty. Boxes of vodka worth around £220,000 had also bee... Read more