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Research Development and Statistics for Criminology

Websites from large organisations, providing access to further information and publications.

Amnesty International
The world's largest international voluntary organisation investigating human rights issues.

Equality and Human Right Commission
The Commission is a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB), established under the Equality Act 2006 as a corporate body. The aim of the commission is to end discrimination and harassment of people because of their disability, age, religion/belief, race, gender, or sexual orientation.

The Home Office
Web site of the Government department responsible for internal affairs in England and Wales. Provides policy information and government reports. 

  • Home Office: Equalities 
    Have responsibility across government for equality strategy and legislation including on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality matters.
  • Home Office: Research and Statistics 
    Research and statistics on Home Office responsibilities such as crime, counter-terrorism, the justice system and immigration.

Institute of Race Relations (IRR)
The IRR investigates issues of racial conflict and oppression in the UK. It includes information specifically about issues of race in the criminal justice system.

Ministry of Justice
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for courts, prisons, probation services and the Youth Justice Board.

Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
The SFO is an independent government department that investigates and prosecutes serious or complex fraud. Web site includes information about the SFO's structure and full text reports.

United Kingdom Parliament
Contains information about the workings of:

  • the House of Commons
  • the House of Lords
  • parliamentary services
  • publications
  • research papers
  • announcements

Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
The Youth Justice Board is an executive non departmental public body. It advises the Home Secretary on matters of juvenile crime. The web site includes full text reports on youth justice projects.

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