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WATCH: Ian Lawrence talks to Oshor Williams and Fabrice Muamba

As part of the celebration of Black History Month and the launch of Napo’s initiative to establish an Anti-Racism Officer in each Branch and section of […]

Employers and unions unite in call to protect “brilliant” and “vital” Union Learning Fund

The TUC and the GFTU have launched a campaign to save the Union Learning Fund for England which is currently at risk of being abolished. Union […]

Neurodiversity in the workplace

Neurodiversity is becoming the popular terminology for dyslexia, development coordination disorder – previously known as dyspraxia, dyscalculia, autism spectrum along with attention deficit & hyperactivity disorder […]

HMP Stocken client fundraises for black education programme

On Friday 21 August, an HMP Stocken client will perform 8460 body-weight exercises to raise money for a black history education programme to be delivered to […]

Statement to Members

The following statement to members is published as required by Section 32A of the TULRA. NAME OF UNION  – Napo STATEMENT TO MEMBERS ISSUED IN CONNECTION […]

Napo Saddened by the passing of Sue Hall

Napo has been deeply saddened at the news of the passing of Sue Hall. Sue was a stalwart of probation. Sue was the former Chief Officer for […]

Napo’s Commitment to Fighting Racism

At last week’s meeting of the NEC we reflected on recent events that have sparked a wave of protests across the world. The killing in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]