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Cameron: 'Life should mean life' for serious offenders

David Cameron has vowed to ensure "life should mean life" for murderers and other serious offenders, amid reports the Government could introduce 100-year-sentences as a way round an ongoing human rights row over whole-life terms.

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Criminals serving whole life sentences

There are currently 49 criminals serving whole life terms in English prisons, and David Cameron has vowed to ensure that "life means life" for the worst offences.

Those serving full life terms include Jamie Reynolds, who pleaded guilty to the murder of Shropshire teenager Georgia Williams last year.

Jamie Reynolds pleaded guilty to the murder of Georgia Williams. Credit: West Mercia Police

Mark Bridger, who was jailed for killing five-year-old April Jones, is also serving a whole life sentence.

Mark Bridger has launched an appeal bid against his life sentence. Credit: PA Wire

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