Napo HQ Blog

There were some good interventions on the state of Probation by MPs in Justice Questions in Parliament yesterday. Ellie Reeves (Labour Lewisham West) asked: " The recently published National Audit Office report on probation services highlighted not...Read more
13th Mar 2019
The TUC confirmed this week that General Secretary Frances O’Grady will speak at the Stand Up to Racism march and rally in London on Saturday 16 March 2019. Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of London, Cardiff and...Read more
12th Mar 2019
Napo put out a press release today calling on Ministers to abandon their plans to remarket rehabilitation services following the failures of the 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs). This was in advance of In advance of the Public Accounts...Read more
12th Mar 2019
Napo briefed parliamentarians in the Justice Unions Group (JUFCPG) on the recent collapse of Working Links. Napo told politicians Working Links had been running Devon Dorset and Cornwall CRC, Bristol, Gloucester, Somerset and Wiltshire CRC and the...Read more
06th Mar 2019
For years, Napo members have known what a catastrophe Chris Grayling is. Dubbed "Failing Grayling", the Tory secretary of state seems to have the reverse Midas Touch with an uncanny ability to corrode everything he gets his hands on. The probation...Read more
06th Mar 2019
Good news just in. HMPPS has exceptionally agreed to provide one day’s facility time for members from each Division to attend The Women in Napo Conference on Friday 5th April. Employee relations have written to Divisional Directors asking them to...Read more
01st Mar 2019
Today, 1 st March 2019, the National Audit Office has published it report into Transforming Rehabilitation. Napo was aware of the reports contents earlier this week and has released a press release CLICK HERE TO READ setting out our response. The...Read more
01st Mar 2019
The TUC and the GMB launched a new disability passport to help disabled people who fall out of work or switch employers each year to get the support they need. The TUC says "disabled people still face significant barriers to getting a job and...Read more
28th Feb 2019
The Office of National Statistics published figures yesterday that show, not surprisingly, the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. TUC's general secretary, Frances O'Grady, said it's time the government did something about it...Read more
27th Feb 2019
NPS North West got a thumbs up from the probation inspectorate who said the division had "a clear vision and strategy for high-quality services" but warned there was not enough staff to deliver them. Dame Glenys said: “The division is delivering a...Read more
27th Feb 2019

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