A damning indictment on the dangerous failure of privatisation in the criminal justice system by a former Tory MP

It seems that privatisation is unlike the entrepreneur who builds up a business on quality and service and competes in a open market. Privatisation on the other hand, is the purchase of state assets to make a a quick killing and these firms usually do not act in the open market, and in many cases rely upon public subsidies to boost their profits.

David Hencke

Jerry-Hayes Jerry Hayes, practising criminal barrister and former Tory MP for Harlow Pic Credit:Goldsmith Chambers

CROSS POSTED ON BYLINE.COM

I am reblogging this from the site of Jerry Hayes, a former Tory MP and practising criminal barrister. He is highlighting the dangers of miscarriages of justice since the Forensic Science Service was privatised by David Cameron because private companies are cutting corners and not doing a proper job. The person here could have been imprisoned for seven years as a result of their negligence.

THE SCANDAL THAT UNDERMINES OUR ONCE GREAT SYSTEM OF JUSTICE

10 May 2017 at 07:09

I never blog on cases, but today I must break my rule. Yesterday I discovered a scandalous state of affairs which could have led to an innocent man going to jail for a substantial period of time. I will not name the defendant nor the court for obvious reasons. In forty years…

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