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#Parole Board

# parole-board - This year 2022

Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive
# Prison Reform
# Prison Reform

Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive

Feb 20th 2022, 7:00 PM 11,643 Views 0 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched last August.

# parole-board - Last year 2021

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board
# Prison
# Prison

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board

Dec 6th 2021, 7:29 AM 8,147 Views 8 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched in August.

# parole-board - All time

Court overturns decision to release 'black cab rapist' from prison
# John Worboys
# John Worboys

Court overturns decision to release 'black cab rapist' from prison

Mar 28th 2018, 5:33 PM 11,213 Views 0 Comments

Two women had brought forward the legal challenge.

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'
# London
# London

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

Jan 5th 2018, 9:06 AM 19,977 Views 42 Comments

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

Parole board meeting today to reconsider Oscar Pistorius' release
# South Africa
# South Africa

Parole board meeting today to reconsider Oscar Pistorius' release

Oct 9th 2015, 7:53 AM 4,520 Views 8 Comments

Earlier this week Pistorius’s family accused officials of bowing to “political and media hype” after the star’s release was again delayed.

Prisoners, parole and politics don't - and shouldn't - mix
# Opinion
# Opinion

Prisoners, parole and politics don't - and shouldn't - mix

Apr 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 154 Views 16 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan SC on why the power of parole should be taken from Ministers for Justice and put in independent hands.

Parole review shows drugs and alcohol a factor in majority of crimes
# Irish Prisons
# Irish Prisons

Parole review shows drugs and alcohol a factor in majority of crimes

Sep 10th 2014, 11:16 PM 2,930 Views 4 Comments

It was also found that child abuse was a factor in a significant number of cases

"Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole
# Parole
# Parole

"Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole

Oct 25th 2013, 11:27 AM 5,452 Views 53 Comments

The Justice Minister said that public safety must be of paramount importance to the planned statutory parole board.

17 prisoners declined parole review in 2012
# Prisons
# Prisons

17 prisoners declined parole review in 2012

Oct 23rd 2013, 4:56 PM 9,009 Views 26 Comments

The annual Parole Board review for 2012 was published today.

Justice Department insists no decision made on Catherine Nevin release
# Catherine Nevin
# Catherine Nevin

Justice Department insists no decision made on Catherine Nevin release

Sep 19th 2012, 9:00 PM 6,948 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Justice has taken the unusual step of commenting on the case of convicted murderer Catherine Nevin insisting that there has been no decision on her proposed temporary release.