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Public Address 24/06/09 "Smokescreen" I Scream

Public Address 24/06/09 "Smokescreen" I Scream

Footnotes | Jun 24, 2009 10:05 Russell Brown's Hard News I'm supposed to be recovering, so I'll keep it brief. But a couple of interesting things have appeared in the press during my brief period of infirmity. One is this fascinating column by Martin van Beynen of The Press, on the Bain re-trial and the jury that decided...

"Smokescreen," I scream | Jun 24, 2009 09:22 Keith Ng prefers Asch. Can somebody take this up for me? Can the Minister for Corrections explain why the previous prisoner forecast, included in the Briefing to the Incoming Minister in November 2008, required 275 new prison beds per year, while the new forecast projects a requirement for 555 new...


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