Pages tagged "Corrections"

  • Prison violence exploding under Labour

    Prison violence is out of control under Labour, with prisoner assaults on Corrections officers increasing by an astonishing 95 per cent since the 2016/17, says National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown.

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  • Kelvin Davis’ ‘get out of community work free’ card

    While Aucklanders have been locked up in lockdown, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has been giving thousands of criminals sentenced to community work a ‘get out of jail free’ card, National’s spokesperson for Corrections Simeon Brown says.

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  • Waikeria Prison riot costs taxpayers a ‘criminal’ $46.6m

    Figures released in the Department of Corrections’ Annual Report show the costs of damage caused by the Waikeria Prison riot have blown up to more than $46 million, says National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown.

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  • No oversight of bailed prisoners

    Figures released to National Party show that since Auckland has been at a different alert level to the rest of the country there have been 11 instances of people being bailed from prison outside Auckland to areas under a lower alert level, says National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown.

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  • Waikeria Prison riot costs blow out

    The costs of damages from the six-day riot at Waikeria Prison continue to mount, while Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis remains missing in action, says Simeon Brown National Party Spokesperson for Corrections.

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  • Making room for speech criminals in prison

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has not been shy about his aim to rapidly reduce the prison population by 30 per cent and it is perhaps the only target this Government is actually going to meet. However, Labour’s ‘Hate-Speech’ law changes might put a spanner in the works, National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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  • Taxpayers foot the bill for Kelvin Davis incompetence

    Minister Kelvin Davis was missing in action during the Waikeria Riot and is now using taxpayer money to compensate those who were affected, National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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  • Kelvin Davis missing in action

    Today Minister of Corrections Kelvin Davis appeared before the Justice Select Committee to brief the committee about the 92 per cent increase in assaults against Corrections Officers that has taken place since he became Minister, National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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  • National launches plan to curb prison violence

    The National Party won’t sit idly by while the violence in our prisons and the number of assaults on corrections officers continues to increase, National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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  • Labour blocks inquiry into prison violence

    It’s disappointing the Government has chosen to block an inquiry into the increasing violence being experienced in our prisons, National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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