500,000 in legal aid a week for prisoners" human rights claims: YOU pay for them to seek easier life or early release

500,000 a week in legal aid for prisoners' human rights claims: YOU pay for them to seek easier life or early releaseTaxpayers' money used to fund human rights claims by prisonersLegal aid bill for prisoners increased to 25 million a year in 2010Justice Secretary Chris Grayling to review 'compensation culture' in jails | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 30 December 2012 Taxpayers are handing nearly 500,000 a week in legal aid to prisoners to help them make human rights claims.

Prosecutors" failure "left Cyril Smith free to go on abusing boys" at second children"s home as late as 1980

Prosecutors' failure 'left Cyril Smith free to go on abusing boys' at second children's home as late as 1980Chris Marshall said he was just seven or eight when he was sexually abused by Smith at a notorious school for vulnerable boysMr Marshall moved into Knowl View in Rochdale in 1979 and said just months later was forced to perform a sex act on Smith | UPDATED: 01:38 GMT, 29 November 2012 A decision not to prosecute Cyril Smith in the 1960s over allegations of sexual abuse left him free to prey on other children, it was claimed yesterday.