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This new folk ballad from Townsend Production tells the remarkable story of Mary Macarthur and the women chainmakers of Cradley Heath. Who led by the charismatic union campaigner Mary Macarthur managed to more than double their earnings and...Read more
13th Feb 2019
This year will see the 22nd Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture take place on Friday 22 March 2019 at 12.30pm for 2.00pm as usual at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge. This year's lecture entitled Probation Vision and Values: Looking to the...Read more
06th Feb 2019
Following a request from several branches, a further round of NEC Reps nominations were sent out to members in branches with vacancies still. These branches are: Cheshire Greater Manchester Cumbria & Lancashire East Anglia East Midlands Essex...Read more
06th Feb 2019
Providing a stable and secure accommodation for ex-offenders helps reduce the risk of re-offending. Housing is fundamental to helping re-establish life in the community and live life away from crime. This half day briefing will take place in London...Read more
06th Feb 2019
Material for Napo's Reunification of Probation Campaign is going out to branches now. We are asking all members to send a card to their own MP, with a personalised message, asking them to support the campaign. So contact your branch for a copy of...Read more
05th Feb 2019
Expert speakers include: (Chair) Helen Berresford, Director of External Engagement, Nacro Katie Lomas, National Chair, Napo Ian Bickers, Deputy Director, Education, Employment and Accommodation Group, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, New...Read more
05th Feb 2019
Workers at Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) are set to show management they mean business by walking out tomorrow (Wednesday 6) in a row over pensions. Staff across Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew...Read more
05th Feb 2019
At the most recent Trade Union Engagement meeting (where the Unions meet with the NPS Employer) the NPS confirmed that 400 people had been overpaid by SSCL in error. They had only just been informed themselves and were still investigating how this...Read more
01st Feb 2019
Justice Secretary David Gauke announced in a speech at Women’s Aid that community services supporting vulnerable women have been awarded £1.6 million funding, as part of the Government’s commitment to reduce the number of women entering the criminal...Read more
01st Feb 2019
Just sharing a communication Ian Lawrence received today from TUC General Council from Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary ... Dear General Council Member Following my conversation with the Prime Minister last week, representatives from my office...Read more
01st Feb 2019

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