Napo Union

21/05/2020

Time to talk about “a better recovery”

The TUC hosted a mini-conference (on zoom) to launch its new report A Better Recovery this week. The report sets out a plan to getting Britain […]
07/05/2020

Remember the forgotten generation

The switch of the traditional May Bank Holiday to Friday 8th, has been a cause of disorientation to many trade unionists who have May 1st built […]
07/05/2020

TUC and Napo in step on the response to easing of Lockdown

As we approach the Bank Holiday weekend the nation awaits the big announcement from Government on how they propose to ease the C19 ‘lockdown.’ One of […]
01/05/2020

Unions press Minister to extend Government Life Assurance Scheme for Probation staff and investigate impact of Covid19 on Black/BAME staff

Napo, UNISON and GMB have written to the Justice Minister Lucy Frazer to request that the Government’s £60,000 life assurance payment to the families/dependents of deceased […]
29/04/2020

MPs to probe misleading answer to PQ on Probation Pay

A Parliamentary Question put down by Liz Saville Roberts MP, Chair of the JUPG, was answered by Justice Minister, Lucy Frazer, last week. The MP asked […]
29/04/2020

Labour movement pays tribute to C19 victims

Yesterday (28th April) was International Workers Memorial Day. The “theme” of this year’s event was to have been stress, but this was overtaken by what is […]
21/04/2020

Infectious Optimism

This month’s Long Read, by National Vice Chair Finance, Keith Stokeld Like many of you I had activities planned for the months ahead along with personal […]
20/04/2020

Ian Lawrence Writes

At the time of writing we are just ending week three since the C-19 Social Distancing policy was announced by Government. Napo members can be proud […]
20/04/2020

Family Court Focus

For members who may not know, I stood down as National Vice-Chair (Cafcass) at the 2019 Napo AGM. I had done nearly five years in that […]
20/04/2020

Huge response to training survey

Earlier this year Napo launched a training survey on behalf of the Training and Professional Committee. After over 200 responses Tania Bassett National Official has brought […]
20/04/2020

Pregnant prisoners – Napo’s motion to Women’s TUC

Napo’s motion to this year’s Women’s TUC (composited with a similar motion from the Royal College of Midwives) was on “Inadequate maternity care in prisons and […]
20/04/2020

Keep on fighting sisters

The Conference this year (4 to 6 March) was an emotive experience with regard to topics that relate to the themes of disadvantaged and victimised women, […]