Napo HQ Blog

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution we have launched raffle to raise funds for all our Cuba60 activities throughout the year. Enter our Cuba60 raffle to win return flights to Cuba and support the work of CSC at the same time. Buy...Read more
18th Feb 2019
HM Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey welcomed the government’s intervention following an inspection of Dorset, Devon and Cornwall Community Rehabilitation Company. The CRC has been given an overall rating of ‘ Inadequate ’ – the lowest...Read more
15th Feb 2019
Richard Burgon, Shadow Justice Secretary, said: "Our probation system is clearly broken. This is yet another public service severely damaged by Chris Grayling and the Conservatives' obsession with privatisation. We need a probation system that...Read more
15th Feb 2019
Working Links, who own 3 Community Rehabilitation Companies delivering probation services in Wales, Avon and Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, has gone into administration leaving uncertainty for staff and service users. Napo, who had repeatedly warned...Read more
15th Feb 2019
Napo General Secretary Ian Lawrence responding to the news about Working Links said: ‘There will be very few staff who have been employed in the Working Links CRCs who will shed a tear at the news of the demise of this most dreadful company. The...Read more
15th Feb 2019
Tuesday 12th February saw the Justice Committee Oral Evidence Session on the role of the magistracy. The Committee heard from follow-up. Witnesses: Lady Justice Macur, Senior Presiding Judge; Lady Arbuthnot of Edrom, Chief Magistrate, Senior...Read more
13th Feb 2019
This week is TUC Heart Unions Week (11 th - 15 th February). Napo is using the week to launch our own Recruit a Friend Campaign. The scheme will allow members who recruit a colleague to claim a reward of a £25 gift voucher (after the new recruit has...Read more
13th Feb 2019
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

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