As a result of the government’s announcement, members will undoubtedly have lots of questions to ask about the consequences of this major change in direction and the impact on their future. You can access Napo's FAQ blog in the Members' Area of the website. NB: You will need to log in to access this page. Not registered yet? It's easy. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Check out this BBC Witness History story about the introduction of Community Service in the 1970s. The introductions says: In the 1970s the UK tried to reduce its growing prison population. An experimental new punishment was introduced for convicted criminals. It was called Community Service.The scheme was soon copied around the world.
Forums and Events would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Reducing Reoffending and Changing Public Perception CPD conference.
The speaker line-up includes:
The deadline for Motions and Constitutional Amendments for this year's AGM (11th & 12th October in the St David's Hall Cardiff) is very soon. They need to be with Napo HQ by 12 noon on Friday 16 August, so make sure you get them in on time.
Motions to be considered by the AGM may be submitted by the NEC, a national committee, a Probation branch, the Family Court Section, the Forum or any two full or professional associate members of Napo. Constitutional amendments may be submitted by the NEC, a Probation branch or the Family Court Section.
When even the potential bidders for new contracts are concerned (as featured in a report by Danny Shaw to the Today Programme on 29th July) about the viability it is ever more important to be clear about what would make a difference in the Probation System. Here are Napo’s four key demands for the future of Probation.
London, Saturday, 2 November 2019, 10:00am
SAVE THE DATE: Unions for Cuba Conference, 10am -5pm, Saturday 2 November 2019 at NEU Hamilton House, London, WC1H 9BD.
Napo Tackling Inequality in the Workplace course - Friday 13th September 2019 - London
This course is for all reps / members who want to learn more about equalities in the workplace.
With the UK getting a new Prime Minister could mean only one thing. A cabinet reshuffle. David Gauke set out very clearly some weeks ago that he intended to resign if Boris Johnson won as he has very different views on Brexit. So with the announcement of Boris Johnson's success it means that we faced our 6th Justice Secretary in 6 years.
Join supporters of the Colombian peace process in central London to show support for the peace process and in protest at the ongoing murders of social activists and FARC former guerrillas in Colombia.
Friday 26 July from 4pm
Portland Place (Oxford Circus tube)
The MoJ has opened a consultation on how the family courts protect children and parents in private law children cases concerning domestic abuse and other serious offences. This will look specifically at the application of Practice Direction 12J, Practice Direction 3AA, The Family Procedure Rules Part 3A, and s.91(14) orders, and will build a more detailed understanding of any harm caused to parents and/or children during or following private law children proceedings.