I believe that the following changes should be made to the Bail Act 1976: no person should be remanded into custody for a non-imprisonable offence under any circumstances, there should be a 28 day time restriction imposed on any remand into custody for breach of bail conditions, no defendant should be remanded into custody for a period exceeding the half maximum custodial sentence for the offence or 24 months (whichever comes sooner) under any circumstances. I also believe that any days spent on remand in a psychiatric hospital or similar treatment facility should count towards time served and that any days spent on remand should be deducted from both the custodial and licence portions of any custodial sentence imposed should the court subsequently impose such a sentence.
Restoring civil liberties
Bonfires and wood burning smokeless fuel are causing a lot if detrimental negative consequences to the environment and public health. PM2.5 is harmful amongst other toxic particles that are emitted when burning waste and the government is keeping this quiet and not educating the public about its harmful effects.
We need the government to step up and take appropriate action for this problem that is causing so much damage to the pollution levels and to the quality of life of residents who are subjected to it on a daily basis with little support or control over it happening.
If anyone is able to start a petition on change.org then please do so because it is the best way for this to be heard to help action to be taken.
A small mistake during university time is punishing me for a life time. The amount of stress it has caused is really unexplainable . It would be a great help by government if they remove 1 time cautions atleast after 10years time , not to get any benefit but it really removes all the stress and gives peace of mind.
Radio 4's tedioulsy smug serial drama "The Archers" consistently fails to represent a cross-section of British society.
Ambridge is shamefully devoid of immigrants, refugees or religious minorities.
By casting white, middle-class, rural people the show fails to represent modern farming which is clearly diverse and tolerant to all groups of people (I admit that there is a Geordie cast-member these days but I don't think she can be considered to be an ethnic minority)
The occaisional gay, lesbian or trans-gender cow wouldn't go a miss either.