Category Archives: Justice

Private prison visit

The Assembly’s Justice Committee plans to visit a private prison in England and Wales as it continues to scrutinise the prison reform process. Private prison services have been in place in Britain...

Digital policing

Ger Daly, Managing Director of Accenture’s global Public Safety business, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing police forces today. “We know from our client work that up to 80 per cent of...

Major challenges for prison reform

Michael McKernan assesses the progress being made under the prison reform programme. In April 2014, Alliance Party leader David Ford will be able to celebrate four years as Northern Ireland’s Justice Minister....

All change in PSNI leadership

agendaNi reviews Matt Baggott’s time as Chief Constable and considers the in-tray for his successor. The role of Chief Constable of Northern Ireland can be seen as an almost unenviable task but...

Speeding up justice

Progress on tackling delay in court cases has been slow but the Justice Minister is still determined to see results. Michael McKernan writes. It is believed that it was Gladstone who first...

The investment agenda

Phoenix Natural Gas CEO Peter Dixon and Pinsent Masons’ Northern Ireland Head of Office Paul McBride discuss the recent acquisition of the natural gas network company by Hastings, the Australian infrastructure fund...