MICHAEL MANSFIELD: ‘The Criminal Cases Review Commission needs to be supported and expanded. Let’s not go back to the iniquities of pre-history. There is a strong reactionary lobby which should not be underestimated, which embrace the doctrine ‘prison works’ and regards prisoners as almost sub-human meriting few facilities and heaven forbid the right to vote. It is this lobby which no doubt would prefer to see the demise of the CCRC. This must be resisted. Click here to read.