Part-Time Reserve Gratuity Scheme Helpline
Any recipient of the PTR Gratuity Scheme letter who has concerns about their personal security can contact the Department of Justice helpline on 028 90522444 between 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Ford launches programme to reform prisons
Justice Minister David Ford has said there must be root and branch reform of the Prison Service.
A series of critical reports and the interim report earlier this year by Dame Anne Owers underline the need for structural and cultural transformation, the Minister said.
Ford and Shatter sign forensic services agreement
Justice Minister David Ford and Irish Justice, Equality and Defence Minister Alan Shatter have signed a memorandum of understanding between the Forensic Science agencies at a meeting of the the Intergovernmental Agreement on Cooperation on Criminal Justice Matters.
Ford launches 'Justice in the Community Awards'
The Minister was joined by Baroness May Blood and Wendy Osborne, Chief Executive of Volunteer Now, at Parliament Buildings, Stormont.
Further information can be obtained at www.nidirect.gov.uk/justiceawards
Ford heralds Historic Justice Bill
The Bill, with over 100 clauses and eight schedules, completed its scrutiny by the Assembly on the 23 March 2011 and is expected to receive Royal Assent in the next few weeks.
Monday, 22 August 2011
Justice Minister David Ford has taken steps to address security concerns following the issue of letters to recipients of the Part Time Reserve Gratuity.