In the Media

Counter-terror measures are top of Blunkett's priorities

PUBLISHED September 30, 2004

David Blunkett last night announced a £90m anti-terror expansion in police special branch and 1,300 more prison places...

He also revealed plans to make available a pioneering "weekend jail" sentence to courts across the country within 18 months, to recruit 1,800 new probation officers, and to start this week a pilot compulsory fostering scheme as an alternative to locking up the most unruly children.