Category: Justice

Keeping us safe at HMP Lowdham Grange
Roy Rickhuss - July 8th, 2021
Today I visited HMP Lowdham Grange to meet just some of our many justice sector workers who have been keeping us safe and learn more [...]
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Protect all essential workers
Community - February 25th, 2021
The JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation), the government’s advisory body on the vaccination process, handed their final recommendations to ministers on Sunday. As [...]
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Community stands up for prison workers
Community - February 20th, 2021
There has been a sharp rise in the number of Coronavirus cases in Scottish prisons. This has been a matter of great concern for us, [...]
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Committee calls for vaccine priority for frontline workers
Community - January 28th, 2021
This week Community Union’s justice and custodial sector committee met to discuss issues in the sector, particularly in relation to the ongoing pandemic. The committee [...]
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Community responds to today’s comments from Minister for COVID Vaccine Deployment Nadhim Zahawi
Community - January 18th, 2021
Speaking to ITV this morning, the Minister for COVID Vaccine Deployment Nadhim Zahawi stated his view that there is a justification for certain occupations to [...]
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Making a difference as a Community rep
Lorraine Jakeman - November 16th, 2020
Like many life changing events, people always remember where they were when it happened. In March I was attending the TUC women’s conference on behalf [...]
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Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Frontline workers represented at #LabourConnected
Christopher Knight - September 23rd, 2020
This week, Community NEC member and prison officer Chris Knight spoke at the key workers rally at Labour Party conference. You can read his speech [...]
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Sentencing reform must be part of a wider plan to tackle violence
Community - September 18th, 2020
The Government has announced important sentencing reform that will see the maximum penalty for assaulting an emergency service worker doubled – from one to two [...]
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