Home Affairs Minister hopes changes will mean better-behaved inmates
Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson says he hopes changes to the way prisoners might earn an early release from jail will mean better-behaved inmates.
Among the changes being considered would see prisoners who take part in educational programmes earning time off their sentences.
The moves come after Tynwald set up a committee to look at the issues of parole and early release, in the wake of the Donovan Kitching case.
Kitching is serving a jail term for causing death by dangerous driving, after he ran over a visitor just a month after his early release from Jurby.
Mr Watterson says the rules will be tightened: