Prison sentences – determine by achievment rather than time

Prison sentences – determine by achievment rather than time Originally posted by Peter Inson at 20:06, April 15 2013 Today’s Times – Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced plans to raise the good -behaviour threshold for privileges. Why not try something really different. The only privilege to be release, from a more robust regime, once a …

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Thatcher – no Churchill

Thatcher – no Churchill Originally posted by Peter Inson at 08:54, April 17 2013 My aunt has a cigar stubb which her aunt won in a Conservative Association raffle, one of Churchill’s. I cannot for the life of me see anyone  raffling a discarded lip-stick.

Footballers who bite

Footballers who bite Originally posted by Peter Inson at 06:58, April 29 2013 Not fines or match bans. Why should the clubs be denied their valuaable services? Why should their adoring fans be denighed the thrill of their prowess on the pitch? If a dog bites we muzzle it. We can still enjoy its company, it …

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POLITE notices

POLITE notices Originally posted by Peter Inson at 07:21, April 29 2013 The words “Polite notice” on high-vis vests have upset the boys and girls in blue. Used by riders of bikes and horses that seem to provide a more arresting appeal to motorists. They seem to be a form of self-defence, like whacking someone …

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Prisoners’ perks

Prisoners’ perks Originally posted by Peter Inson at 06:03, April 30 2013 Chris Grayling, Justice Secretary speaks of prisoners having to earn the right to a television set by simply keeping out of trouble. The rest of us, who provide tv and other perks for prisoners, have to keep out of trouble in order to …

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