After 56 years, Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett’s body could finally be discovered with the help of powers given to
Two Government reports – the Corston Report in 2007 and the Ministry of Justice Female Offender Strategy in 2018 – have revealed that short-term custodial sentences do not work for women. 73% of women sentenced to less than a year reoffend. Despite this the number of short sentences have risen according to the charity Women in Prison. Mancunian Matters spoke to three women on the issues surrounding female sentencing.
As the October 31 Brexit deadline swiftly approaches, the Government are preparing for yet another hectic week of negotiations and debate for Britain’s departure from the EU.
A former chair of the Conservative Party has backed calls for a People’s Vote if Theresa May’s Brexit deal does not succeed.
A film review of Tony Benn: Will & Testament.
Doctors WILL be legally free to issue ‘right to die’ drugs – but not to aid death, claims Manchester Uni professor
A Manchester University professor believes that doctors will one day legally be able to issue drugs to give terminally ill patients the ‘right to die’ – but won’t be allowed to administer them.
Battle to save Chorlton’s Tudor mansion from clutches of developers faces race against time to raise £300K
Lord Keith Bradley of Withington is supporting Friends of Hough End Hall in their attempt to raise £300,000 to buy the building in Chorlton and turn it into a community hub.
Turing was convicted for gross indecency in 1952 over homosexuality
‘Acknowledging the debt we owe’: Bill to pardon Manchester’s code-breaker Alan Turing goes to House of Lords
Alan Turing was chemically castrated for being gay.
A controversial ruling to help stamp out scrap metal theft was agreed by the House of Commons this week
Manchester MP’s battle to pardon Alan Turing could clear names of 75,000 men convicted for ‘gross indeceny’
A Manchester MP is pushing forward with the campaign to quash war hero Alan Turing’s conviction for being gay