Current news


3 Apr 2014
Notice is hereby given that the 102nd Annual General Meeting of Napo is to be held on 9, 10 and 11 October 2014, commencing at 2.00pm at the Spa Complex conference centre, Scarborough. All members of Napo may attend the Annual General Meeting and registration forms will be distributed during... Read more

2 Apr 2014
The members and officials of the Bakers Food & Allied Workers Union send their support for our comrades in Napo who are striking to protect their jobs and our probation services. We urge the employer to sit down with the union for meaningful talks to bring about a sensible resolution.... Read more

2 Apr 2014
Please accept the support of PCS MOJ Northamptonshire for your action against the privatizing of your vital public service role. We are also faced with the prospect of outsourcing vultures lining shareholders pockets while starving services of resources and funds. Your action is an inspiration to us all and our... Read more

2 Apr 2014
The NUT is pleased to send greeting and solidarity to members of Napo in the fight to keep privatisation out of the probation service. Please convey our best wishes to your rally. We stand with in supporting and defending public services.   Christine Blower, General Secretary Read more

31 Mar 2014
PCS sends a message of support and solidarity to Napo members taking strike action today and tomorrow. Your members are facing a ideologically driven privatisation, which will damage the rehabilitation of offenders and undermine public safety. We have members in the justice and other sectors facing privatisation, and we fully... Read more

31 Mar 2014
Please also convey the support and best wishes for the strike from NUT members in the North West.  We are all in a desperate fight against the ideological aim of this government to dismantle every part of the public services and only together will we win.   Best wishes  ... Read more

31 Mar 2014
We welcome the opportunity to send a message of Solidarity, on behalf of all URTU members, to our brothers and sisters in Napo taking direct strike action today and tomorrow, 1 April 2014. Robert F Monks, General Secretary URTU Letter of support from the URTU     Read more

31 Mar 2014
'On the day when your members are taking strike action against privatization I am writing to convey the RMT's full support for your struggle. The decision to privatize will have a devastating impact on this vital public service and is based completely on a discredited and unpopular ideology and not... Read more

31 Mar 2014
Michelle Stanistreet, general secretary of the National Union of Journalists, said: 'The NUJ sends a message of solidarity to all members of Napo in England and Wales who are striking in protest against plans to outsource 70 per cent of the probation service to private firms and voluntary groups. The... Read more

31 Mar 2014
The POA are 100 per cent behind Napo's strike action and thecampaign against the ridiculous policy of privatisation of probation services. The General Public has never been asked as to whether our justice system should be sold off and whether it is right for shareholders to profit from the criminal justice... Read more