21/08/2018

Liz Saville Roberts writes: the scandal of TR

It is painfully clear to all that former Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling’s Transforming Rehabilitation agenda of selling off two-thirds of the Probation Service to the private […]
21/08/2018

Journey to probation officer

Natalia Atkinson, a probation officer in Cumbria and Lancashire CRC offers some words of support, wisdom and guidance to those about to become probation officers. Thinking […]
21/08/2018

The Longford Trust

Those among you with long memories may recall Frank Longford as the ‘loony lord’ beloved of red-top tabloids, where he was dubbed ‘Lord Wrongford’ because he […]
21/08/2018

East Midlands branch host impressive professional conference

Napo members in the East Midlands branch, which covers the former Trusts of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, and Nottinghamshire, came together on Friday 9 June for a professional […]
21/08/2018

Venezuela votes

Members may be aware that Napo is affiliated to the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign (VSC). They are a peaceful campaigning group who are against external intervention and […]
21/08/2018

Tolpuddle 2018

In 1834 six farmworkers met under an Oak tree and swore an oath of allegiance to support each other in requesting a fair wage. Word got […]
21/08/2018

Children and family courts in crisis

For several years, there has been a relentless rise in the number of cases going to family courts, culminating in a 13% increase in private law […]
21/08/2018

punishing for truancy

In England and Wales truancy is an offence that can leave parent’s open to heavy fines or even imprisonment. Section 7 of the Education Act 1996 […]
21/08/2018

Napo and the new data protection laws part 2

In the June edition of NM, we talked about GDPR and promised more information in this edition.  There are now two pieces of legislation that go […]
21/08/2018

Creativity is intelligence having fun

The Napo Family Court Professional Conference was a great success on 12 June. The day was co-ordinated by drama therapist and creative writer, Nikki Disney, who […]
21/08/2018

The CSPA: looking after the interests of retired civil servants

Are you a Napo member who has invested a lot of time campaigning on behalf of work related issues, but are nearing the end of your […]
21/08/2018

You couldn’t make it up #4

For those who serve Members in the NPS will be pleased to learn that their struggle to keep their heads above water in the TR deluge […]