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Ken Clarke by Rory Baxter

Clarke gets tough on violent criminals
Perpetrators of knife crimes face tougher sentences, including automatic life for repeat offences, says Justice Secretary

Labour leader Ed Miliband reveals his new shadow cabinet
He has promoted six of the 2010 intake, claiming to bring forward ''a new generation of Labour talent''

Just 20 per cent of knife offenders jailed
Others get community work (31 per cent), cautions (23 per cent), suspended sentences (10 per cent) or fines (4 per cent)

Guilty pleas could cut jail time for 10,000
Up to 10,000 criminals who plead guilty could have their sentences cut by 50 per cent, says Nick Herbert

Khan: ''Labour got it wrong on reoffending''
Last government was too keen on acting tough on criminals that it didn't do enough on rehabilitation


Ken Clarke photo by Rory BaxterPrison with a purpose – it's not rocket science
Justice needs to be swift, firm and fair, Ken Clarke told the Tory Party conference, adding that prisons need to be places of retribution and places of reform. Here's his speech

Work with the police, don't undermine them
The coalition should be backing not sacking the police, the shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper told the Labour party conference, adding that Labour is now the law and order party. Here's her speech

The ITSO crowd
Advances in smartcard technology could sound the death knell for the paper ticket and make journeying by public transport quicker and more reliable, as Public Service Review explores