CAUTIONS TO BE DROPPED FOR SERIOUS OFFENCES

Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, has said that cautions for offences such as rape and manslaughter are ‘unacceptable and unfair’ to victims. The Justice Secretary spoke ahead of the Conservative party conference which started in Manchester on Monday of this week, the 30th September, and indicated that serious offenders will no longer receive a mere “slap on the wrist”.

 

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