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#Parole Board

# parole-board - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

Two women had brought forward the legal challenge.

# parole-board - Friday 5 January, 2018

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

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

# parole-board - Friday 9 October, 2015

Parole board meeting today to reconsider Oscar Pistorius' release

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

# parole-board - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

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

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

# parole-board - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

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

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

# parole-board - Friday 25 October, 2013

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

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

# parole-board - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

17 prisoners declined parole review in 2012

The annual Parole Board review for 2012 was published today.

# parole-board - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Justice Department insists no decision made on Catherine Nevin release

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.