As everyone who has suffered the chaos that has befallen probation knows, the Through the Gate (TTG) scheme was heralded as the main driver for Transforming Rehabilitation by the former and unlamented Secretary of State for Justice Chris Grayling...Read more
For some time now we have been highlighting the appalling impact of the government pay freeze and the lack of cash to support the Probation pay agreement that dates back to 2008. I was not involved in those negotiations which were concluded just...Read more
Napo GS Ian Lawrence calls for politicians to show courage in making meaningful reforms to Prisons and Rehabilitation in a speech to the Public Policy Forum in London this week.
Now that the General Election has taken place, the National Probation Service has advised us that they intend to publish their Operational Plan for 2017.
Napo has ensured that our input was taken into consideration, and the following is a...Read more