News pick: Daily Mail comments on sending foreign prisoners home

“Prison overcrowding could be solved at a stroke if the 11,000 foreign nationals in British jails could be sent back to serve their sentences in their own country. So the Prime Minister is right to engage in talks with the relevant governments to enable these deportations. Once that job is done, is it too much to hope he might persuade Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to abandon his dangerous plan to ease overcrowding by handing out soft community sentences to thousands of home-grown criminals who richly deserve to be behind bars?” Read in full by clicking here.

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