Essays Tagged: "Home Office"

Comment on the statement that the police (UK) can abuse their powers even now?

he system, PACE is still very much a 'work in progress' with several new amendments proposed by the Home Office. These include reforming draconian powers by extending the maximum time anyone can be de ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Are official statistics a reliable source of information about crime in Britain?

ategories, which is recorded by the police.The statistics of the United Kingdom are produced by the Home Office (known as Criminal Statistics of England & Wales). Both Scotland and Northern Irelan ... rstly, according to Maguire (1997) these figures do not include offences recorded by forces outside home office responsibility, for example, the transport police. Each year over 80,000 crimes are reco ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Crime Statistics: In this essay I will be exploring the accuracy of statistics used to measure crime and discussing why these statistics maybe an inadequate indicator of criminal activities

tend to record or not record the same crime, or record those crimes to differing degrees. statement on a Home Office website can raises quer ... w been noted as an inadequate way of measuring real crime rates because of the reasons mention. The Home Office have now started to combat this problem with the introduction of the National Crime Reco ...

(8 pages) 356 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Beyond the Sole Proprietorship. Home Office Computing

Hawkins, Carole C., (2001, March). Beyond the Sole Proprietorship. Home Office Computing, v19 i3 p68. Retrieved October 03, 2002, from INFOTRAC database on the World W ... ttp:// author examines sole proprietors and operators of home based businesses and attempts to find out whether they should continue as sole proprietorships, ... hould continue as sole proprietorships, incorporate, or form a partnership.The author suggests that home businesses should always consult with a lawyer prior to making any decisions. Some of the advan ...

(2 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Assess the Advantages and Disadvantages of Official Statistics

re the government and its departments, and surveys. For example, government departments such as the Home Office and Education and Skills request; process and then publish information from organisation ... disadvantage is that statistics do not always measure what they intend to measure. For example the Home Office Crime Rates Statistics do not take into account the fact that not all crime is reported. ...

(4 pages) 27304 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How has the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 impacted upon partnership approaches in policing? Within your answer illustrate the role of 'community safety'

xtent of crime should make their contribution. Preventing crime is a task for the whole community. (Home Office)The Morgan Report 1991 recognised a leadership role for local authorities alongside the ... ntion programmes and for progressing at a local level a multi-agency approach to community safety."(Home Office)Although widely acknowledged as the template for future community safety activity, the g ...

(7 pages) 130 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

'The official criminal statistics are an accurate measure of the extent and seriousness of crime. Discuss'

official crime figures' do not include many of the offences recorded by police forces for which the Home Office is not responsible" (Maguire et al. 2003:336).The type of crime that is committed also m ... ho are in institutions such as prisons, young offender institutions, hospitals and residential care homes. These people are very likely to have different victimization experiences from the wider publi ...

(11 pages) 247 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Descursive Essay on Asylum Seekers in Britain

a port. According to housing and welfare experts, this is likely to lead to chronic destitution and homelessness. There is no sound factual basis for discriminating against those who claim asylum once ... ctual basis for discriminating against those who claim asylum once they are in the UK - in fact the Home Office's own figures show that around 65 per cent of positive decisions are given to in-country ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Examine the relationship between drug abuse and crime.

Britains. There are many factors, which contribute to crime such as unemployment, unstable families/home life, drugs, peer pressure, lack of money, divided society - rich/poor etc. Throughout this ess ... by groups of friends who form gangs, which provides, in a perverted form, the fraternity missing at home. One of the main aims of schools is to teach and put forward the correct moral values, to enabl ...

(7 pages) 193 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What are the merits and demerits of a crime control strategy based on treatments and rehabilitation?

ged, as rising, unsustainable prison numbers appear to indicate that in fact 'prison doesn't work'. Home Office policy now reflects a need to prevent recidivism as prisons reach crisis levels but are ... t that despite many reservations, rehabilitation has been pushed to a much higher agenda within the Home Office. (Hughes, 1995)牋牋牋牋"There's an understanding that public pro ...

(10 pages) 152 0 3.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What are the differences between the old Act regulating the supplying and selling of alcohol, providing entertainment and refreshments in the night.

ng act the responsibility for issuing the alcohol and entertainment license is transferred from the Home Office to the Department for Culture, Media and SportThe new licensing act reduces the burden o ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The benefits of migration to Britain.

ns before entering European Union. Other studies showed similar results. Another reliable source is Home office statistics, which conclude that "Applications have fallen from their peak in the summer ... reen should not worry about the fact that the number of entering spouses is unlimited. According to Home Office statistics, "just 5 per cent registered dependants, such as spouses and children" (Ford ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Discrimination in the British Police

of ethnic officers within British policing has continuously been a critical predicament, which the Home Office and chief police officers have acknowledged but failed to address. "It is recognized tha ...

(9 pages) 65 1 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Definition Paper

HOME SWEET HOME What is "home"�? The 1965 "World Book Encyclopedia"� defines home as t ... , the farmhouse in the valley, the city apartment, the trailer bobbing along the highway "" each is home to someone. Making the home a happy and comfortable place to live was and still is an art and s ... es knowing how to do many things at once as well as setting aside quality time for family.A typical home use to be filled with mom sending dad off to work in the mornings with a sack lunch and a peck ...

(4 pages) 25 2 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Immigration and Nationality

en after marriage she will not be able to receive the automatic right to stay in Great Britain. The Home Office could make the person return to its native country and to give entry clearance. Lawful g ... private and family life":"1. Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence.2. There shall be no interference by a public authority with the exercis ...

(4 pages) 57 1 3.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Effectiveness Of In-House Training On Productivity

A CurriculumAccording to the UK police training manual in response to the situational research, the Home Office recognized the Crime Prevention Unit (CPU) in 1983 inside its Police Department. The CPU ... he Crime Prevention Unit (CPU) in 1983 inside its Police Department. The CPU was a novel mixture of Home Office researchers, policy makers, and second police officers. Its site inside Police Departmen ...

(13 pages) 104 1 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Criminal Justice System (CJS) in England

riminal justice process.The work of these agencies is overseen by three government departments: the Home Office, the Attorney General's Office, and the Department for Constitutional Affairs.These depa ...

(6 pages) 35 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dreams Of A Business

al partners meaning that we function as both officers and board of directors. We decided to start a Home-based business. This way we could make money at home keeping us away from all the liabilities t ... from all the liabilities that come with owning your own building. An advantage of starting your own Home-based business is the amount of time you put into the business. For Home businesses it only tak ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Discuss the Strengths & Weaknesses of Anti – Social Behaviour Orders

ccess of the ASBO to combat the above named behaviour. This has led to the Respect Action Plan (The Home Office - 10/01/2006).Insert here further information of the Respect Action Plan,Key points of S ... g more and more obscure - with more and more government funding spent:•Running a business from home•Parking Illegally & abandoned vehicles•Overgrown, unkempt gardens•Nuisance A ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Brewing Industry Pestle Analysis

d curb domestic violence and reduce traffic accidents and injuries in the workplace.A report by the Home Office in drinking and violence says that 60% of binge drinkers admitted involvement in crimina ... l ease a little bit because people will have more time to enjoy their drinks and sober up before go home.Opportunity - longer hours open means more sales.5. Drinking and drivingAlcohol is a legal subs ...

(14 pages) 102 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers