Michael Ellis (@Michael_Ellis1 )

Michael Ellis

Bio Member of Parliament for Northampton North; HM Attorney General for England and Wales. Northampton North residents please email for a response.
Location Northampton, UK
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Account created 01-02-2009 14:05:04
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Twitter Web App : The Attorney General visited the Military Corrective Training Centre (MCTC) to hear more about the role it plays in rehabilitating Service personnel. The MCTC is the only corrective training centre for servicemen and women sentenced to periods of detention but is not a prison.

Twitter Web App : The Attorney General today chaired the virtual British Overseas Territories Attorneys General Conference, discussing the rule of law and administration of justice in the Territories, the impact of COVID on their justice systems and mental health provision among other things.

Twitter Web App : The Attorney General has asked the Law Commission to look at the issue of breaches of reporting restrictions including those relating to naming victims of sexual offences, child victims and other vulnerable victims, as part of their potential review into contempt of court.

Twitter Web App : something online – is there a chance that what you’re writing could influence a jury? Will it put the victim in danger? Will it stop the trial from being fair? Will it harm the jury’s ability to decide based on the evidence they hear in court?

Twitter Web App : Everyone is innocent until proven guilty and everyone deserves a fair trial. It is vital a jury makes a decision based on the evidence presented in court and not on information from the news or online. Do you know what you can and can’t post online?

Twitter Web App : Aaron McWilliams has had his prison term increased after the Attorney General, the Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP, referred his original sentence to the Court of Appeal under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme.

Twitter Web App : In a recent case that I conducted myself in the Court of Appeal, the offender’s sentence for extremely violent domestic abuse was increased from nine years to 15 years