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Future of the Parole Board


Ministry of Justice consultation paper

The Council of Her Majesty’s Circuit Judges response

Many Circuit Judges, both serving and retired, are members of the Parole Board. Our comments and observations are based upon a great deal of practical experience in relation to the levels and the patterns of crime and the sentencing of those convicted of crime.

The Senior President of Tribunals with the support of the Tribunals Judiciary Executive Board

This response is based on the premise that the Parole Board will and should
move beyond its current NDPB status to that of a court or tribunal.