On Thursday 25th January I spoke in Parliament about Joint Enterprise, calling for a review of this legal doctrine following the Supreme Court verdict two years ago that the law has been misinterpreted. As my Review into the over-representation of BAME individuals in our criminal justice system recommended, a review of how the CPS and police approach gang prosecutions is urgently needed.
As I said in Parliament, we don't use the term 'gangs' to talk about the Bullingdon Cl
On Sunday 21st January I was on Peston on Sunday on ITV talking about the collapse of Carillion. Carillion's shareholders pocketed billions, yet it is the state and the taxpayer who pick up the bill when things go wrong. We need to rethink outsourcing to private companies providing public services in light of Carillion, Grenfell and failed rail privatisation. We need to end the privatisation of profits and nationalising of risks and costs.
You can watch a clip of my intervi