New briefings - December 2013
We hope Friends will use them to write to MPs to (i) oppose the Capital Punishment Bill when it is debated in February 2014 and (ii) support the Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill when it finally goes to the House of Commons next year.
Some selected briefings, responses to government papers and publications produced by the Crime, Community and Justice group.
- Why Prison? A Framework to encourage discussion about the purposes, effectiveness and experience of imprisonment as a response to criminal actions. April 2013. (One in a series of publications arising from the Learning from Experience project)
- Women in Prison: A Briefing to inform and encourage Friends’ action for improvements in this area of criminal justice. April 2013 (One in a series of publications arising from the Learning from Experience project)
- Actions and Resources: A Briefing to support Friends wanting to take action to encourage improvements in the criminal justice system in England, Scotland and Wales. April 2013 (One in a series of publications arising from the Learning from Experience project)
- Swift and Sure Justice: The Government’s Plans for Reform of the Criminal Justice System. February 2013. (Response to government consultation)
- Improving the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime. May 2013. (Response to government consultation)
- Crime, Community and Justice – Report to Meeting for Sufferings – June 2011
Quakers, crime, community and justice: ways to get involved in the criminal justice system
- Information about volunteering opportunities, community roles and victim support - January 2012. [PDF download: 400 kb]
Women in prison and the children of imprisoned mothers
A briefing from the joint project undertaken by CCJG, Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva (Geneva) and Quaker Council for European Affairs. Published August 2007.
What is 'community justice'?
An outline of Crime, Community and Justice Sub-Committee 's own current thinking on how to define this now widely used term within the context of Quaker faith and practice.
[All are available in printed form and via e-mail, free of charge, from CCJS. Telephone: 020 7663 1036.]