Features

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

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

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 […]
17/08/2018

The big questions about “Strengthening Probation”

It is easy to be sceptical about how serious the Government are taking their 8 week holiday homework project, aka the “Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence” consultation. […]
06/08/2018

The CSPA and Napo Retired Members’ Project

The Civil Service Pensioners’ Alliance’s deputy general secretary, Ralph Groves (pictured on the left), writes for NM about the important work of the Alliance, and how […]
03/08/2018

Why some supplements are definitely not performance enhancing

MFS mess highlights ongoing financial chaos in the NPS One of the stated ambitions of the government’s current consultation, “Strengthening probation, Building Confidence” is to “Develop […]
26/07/2018

How to construct a motion

Writing a motion is like writing a rock anthem or playing football for England; we all think the people doing it are rubbish but it’s a […]
13/07/2018

Napo & You – Equal Rights Committee

Napo, like all trade unions is only as strong as its members. Therefore, it is important that we encourage as many members as possible to get […]
29/06/2018

Napo & You – Campaigning Committee

Napo, like all trade unions is only as strong as its members. Therefore, it is important that we encourage as many members as possible to get […]
27/06/2018

Grayling – Look at my works ye mighty and despair

Matt Foot, co-founder of the Justice Alliance, writes for NM about the “grotesque justice reforms” headed up by the Ministry of Injustice. On 1 April 2014 […]
27/06/2018

Quick questions with… User Voice founder Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson, ex-service user, author and social commentator speaks to NM about how and why User Voice plays an important role in criminal justice service delivery. […]