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Manchester-based firm James Chapman & Co – possibly the only solicitors in the land totally delighted with the this week's decision by the Law Society to retain the Solicitors' Indemnity Fund (SIF). While SIF represents the antichrist for many solicitors, for Chapmans SIF is a valued client.

Prisoners, who may be allowed sex privileges during private visits under current Home Office plans. "Conjugal visits" have the advantage of maintaining family ties between prisoners and their families, according to the Federation of Prisoners' Families Support Groups.