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On parole

How effective is the Parole Board at predicting whether a criminal will reoffend? Joshua Rozenberg investigates.

The Parole Board will soon have to decide whether it’s safe to release prisoners convicted of low-level terrorist offences. But how effective is it at predicting whether a criminal will reoffend? Joshua Rozenberg visits the Parole Board for England and Wales to find out.

Also new legal powers to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Joshua speaks to David Lawson, Barrister at Serjeants' Inn Chambers and Catharine Arnold, author of Pandemic 1918.

Producer: Neil Koenig
Researcher: Diane Richardson

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28 minutes

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Thu 27 Feb 2020 20:00

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  • Tue 25 Feb 2020 16:00
  • Thu 27 Feb 2020 20:00

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