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reoffend

to commit another offence.
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Sentence plans, which outline how an offender's sentence will be delivered, were based on good assessment of the likelihood of reoffending.
Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said reoffending rates are "unacceptably high" and "underline the urgent need for steps to counter it", he added.
Mr Ahern said: "What we need to do is identify those persons that pose a higher risk of reoffending and concentrate our efforts on them.
Don't you share my disappointment that while the reoffending rate for exprisoners rockets .
This is part of the governments commitment to reduce the rate of adult reoffending by five per cent and also reduce domestic violence, Mr Elliott said.
This strategy brings together the National Offender Management Service - of which Probation is a part - four police areas, the Welsh Government and other agencies in an integrated approach to tackling reoffending.
The figures also reveal a shocking variation in reoffending rates across the country, with up to 80% of former inmates in some UK prisons breaking the law again.
I would imagine that some of the prisoners are enjoying their balanced and nutritious meals and entertainment and dare say that some of them have every intention of reoffending when they are released as they have no qualms with being sent back to prison for a few months.
6 per cent of offenders sentenced to a community order or a suspended sentence order reoffending (so 73.
The Government spend over PS120million a year on attempts to stop people reoffending - but it is not all well spent.
Overall, the reoffending rate in England and Wales rose slightly by 0.