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@neill_bob One way to undermine faith in the justice system is to raise false hopes by posturing and another way would be to make release dates subject to political interference.
@JoshuaRozenberg @DavidGauke Agreed. However distasteful Worboys crimes were it would be a waste of public money to pursue a legal challenge with no chance of success.
Parole Board chairman Nick Hardwick vows to fight "political interference" in the John Worboys case and says the government is ultimately responsible for failure to inform victims. #worboys  https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/parole-boss-hits-back-in-row-over-black-cab-rapist-john-warboys-dont-meddle-with-justice-a3741371.html 
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