Thursday, May 10, 2012

Deja vu All Over Again

Those stalwarts who have followed the blog from the beginning will know well the less than complimentary relationship that exists between myself and the Parole Board. Much of my dislike is rooted in their seeming inability to do their job in an efficient manner, a pre-requisite for a body whose timings determine my continued imprisonment.
My parole hearing has been scheduled for this May for over 18 months. As of today, we still have no firm date, meaning that we have slipped into June already.
Perhaps this didn't matter so much when I clearly wasn't going anywhere. But this time, release is the Grand Prize and I bitterly resent the wheels of bureaucracy grinding exceeding slow.


  1. What's new - happens all the time and no-one seems to take responsibility for this. Continues to ruin people's lives - not just prisoners - but what worrries me most is that no-one seems to care. Why can't parole hearings be on time and properly planned? Please could someone explain this to me.

    Hang in there Ben - don't lose it whatever happens. Thinking of you.

  2. The answer is sheer volume of work - David Latham, retiring Chairman, has recently voiced his concerns:-


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