Justice Secretary to outline plans to cut re-offending

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling will today outline plans to cut re-offending and get prisoners lives back on track.

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling Credit: PA Wire

He will announce plans to open up rehabilitation services to private companies and charities who will be paid by results.

In a speech Mr Grayling will expand on David Cameron's pledge for tougher sentencing and more rehabilitation.

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