A Downing Street source has said today that pilot schemes using lie detectors to manage sex offenders in the community have been a "success". The source said:
It's vital that we protect the public from serious sex offenders. That's why the conditions after they leave prison need to be both strict and rigorously enforced.
The pilot schemes using lie detectors to manage offenders in the community have been a success.
So now we're looking at how it could be rolled out to provide probation officers with more information to manage the most serious sex offenders.
More top news
UK airport passengers have to walk up to a kilometer from check-in desks to reach their departure gates, new research has shown.
In an annual survey taken among local authorities in the UK, 2,463 stray dogs were put to sleep between April 2015 and March 2016.
Inspectors found the availability of drugs at HMP Bedford was having a "serious impact" on safety.