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Justice

Legalising cannabis

In the UK possessing or supplying drugs is illegal and in theory this should stop people from getting hold of drugs to begin with. In reality this approach has failed with drug deaths per 100,000 people standing at 4.23. That makes the UK one of the highest countries both in Europe and in the world […]

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Equality Justice

Passing the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will harm minorities, not help

Ahead of tomorrow’s vote on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, I felt as if it was important to further lay out why oppose this bill and why its implementation will directly harm minorities within the UK. This is a government bill that has been widely spoken over the weekend due to its contents […]

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Justice

Putting fairness at the heart of our justice system

My name is Lauren and I’m absolutely delighted to be the new Justice Spokesperson for Centre. I’ve long admired the work that has already been done, and I’m so excited to get started. Alongside this role, I am Co-Chair of Open Labour’s Justice Reform Working Group, as well as Secretary of the Young Fabians Criminal […]