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day release

Brit a system whereby workers are released for part-time education without loss of pay
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It's years Still grieving, David received a letter from the Ministry of Justice on Saturday telling him that Herman would be blocked from applying for day release at present.
The husband of crash victim Susan Fuller has expressed his relief after her killer was denied day release from prison just two years after conviction
Mum-of-two Zoe, 43, said: "Now I could see him on the street on day release. If anything were to happen when he comes out the people who made this decision will have blood on their hands." Smith was convicted in 2014 of GBH with intent after using a meat cleaver and a knife in the eight-hour attack.
Sources close to the victim have slammed "soft justice" jail chiefs for allowing violent Norwood -- who has a previous conviction for killing his uncle --to enjoy day release so soon into his eight-year sentence.
He had recently been held in HMP Thorn Cross, in Warrington, and had been granted day release to prepare for his integration back into society.
The Scottish Prison Service's decision to veto publication of details of his day releases is wrong-headed.
In another day release scandal at the jail, six cons were caught going to a nearby gym instead of working at the warehouse.
PSNI in Craigavon said: "The prisoner who failed to return to Magilligan after day release and was at one stage believed to be in our patch will now be getting a free lift back.
The 50-year-old had absconded from HMP Castle Huntly in Scotland while he was on a day release trip to Inverness on December 10.
He started his AAT accountancy training in 2003 and quali'ed two years later after attending Bridgend College on day release.
The convicted striker, who is fighting to clear his name after being sentenced to five years in prison, is due to visit his former club on day release in July to begin training.
Another inmate, swastika-tattooed Thomas Moffett, 51, who is serving an indeterminate sentence for a number of robberies, also failed to return from day release on Saturday but was arrested on Sunday night for being unlawfully at large.