Napo HQ Blog

Napo General Secretary Ian Lawrence visited The Den, home of Millwall Football Club in South East London this week to support an event for local primary school students organised by Show Racism The Red Card. 90 young people from schools in...Read more
04th Apr 2019
Last Friday Napo GS, Ian Lawrence; and national chair, Katie Lomas, issued members an update on the work Napo has been understaking on their behalf. Read the briefing in full, or navigate between the sections below. Contents Media and Parliament CRC...Read more
04th Apr 2019
Notice is hereby given that the 107 th Annual General Meeting of Napo is to be held on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October 2019, commencing at 10.00 am at the St David’s Hall, Cardiff. All members of Napo may attend the Annual General Meeting and...Read more
28th Mar 2019
The Editors and Publishers of Probation Journal would like to request your opinions on our publication and would greatly value your feedback. This short survey will take under 5 minutes to complete and will help inform and support the development of...Read more
28th Mar 2019
The Probation Inspectorate today published a damning report on the government’s TR programme saying: “The probation model delivered by Transforming Rehabilitation is irredeemably flawed. “ The report continues: “Above all, it has proved well-nigh...Read more
28th Mar 2019
Napo’s campaign to reunite the Probation Service continues to receive validation. The collapse of Working Links and now Interserve would cause any sane government to doubt the wisdom of continuing to outsource probation services to private companies...Read more
22nd Mar 2019
TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady and CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister urging a change to her approach on Brexit. They have requested an urgent meeting to discuss their concerns. The letter...Read more
22nd Mar 2019
The Joint Union in Prison Alliance is surveying staff in the prisons in England and Wales to find out about their recent experiences of working in the prison environment. Napo has been part of this trade union alliance since it was set up last...Read more
22nd Mar 2019
Napo General Secretary today issued members working in KSS CRC a useful update on pay negotiations and staff working in Wales. Click here to read the update and here the accompanying joint TU letter to KSS CRC.Read more
15th Mar 2019
The growing use of technology to supervise individuals on probation offers no conclusive benefits, according to new research published by HM Inspectorate of Probation. The research did not find evidence to suggest remote supervision leads to better...Read more
13th Mar 2019

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