Criminalising the victim…

It’s Tony Blair’s favourite trope when it comes to the subject of law, order and criminal justice; the suggestion that what is needed to modernise Britain’s approach to criminal justice are measures that ‘rebalance’ the system in favour of the presumed ‘rights of victims’. But I wonder, on […]

A Parliamentary rarity to look for

Friday is easily the dullest day of the Parliamentary week. The House is usually half empty, with many MPs using the day to travel back to their constituencies and the legislative programme, such as it is, is generally confined to secondary legislation and private members’ bills, few of […]