Petition 2 years minimum sentence for those convicted of assault on prison staff.
Over the years consecutive governments have failed to put in place a real deterrent to those prisoners who would assault prison staff. In all areas of the UK staff assaults are increasing. A minimum sentence would help to reduce these assaults
I have been an operational prison officer for more than 20 years.
At 10,000 signatures...
At 10,000 signatures, government will respond to this petition
At 100,000 signatures...
At 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament