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May 2005 Archives (News & Press Releases)

4th May 2005

Groups Unite in Opposition to Anti Social Behaviour Orders

Government's plan will have "severe consequences for young people and their families" say Coalition Against ASBOs Read more

6th May 2005

Privatising prison escorts defies recommendations from Department of Justice expert committee

Recent problems with privatised cash transits further illustrate problems with McDowell scheme, says IPRT Read more

31st May 2005

Scottish decision to scrap Mandatory Drug Testing in prisons latest blow to McDowell plan

IPRT calls upon Government to abandon plans to introduce failed scheme in Irish prisons Read more