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Listen: Katie Lomas addresses Napo AGM


NM Speaks to John McDonnell

Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, speaks about trade unions, Labour’s plans for the justice sector and hidden Tory agendas in his exclusive interview with NM’s Taytula Burke. […]

Justice secretary responds to Worboys judgement

Justice secretary, David Gauke, has congratulated victims and criticised the parole board following a successful legal challenge today prevented serial rapist John Worboys from being released […]

Parole Board chair forced to resign over Warboys decision

Parole Board chair, Nick Hardwick, resigned today having been told that his “position was untenable”. The decision followed the succesful appeal by victims of serial rapist […]

Probation bosses receive a light grilling from Justice Select Committee

The Justice Select Committee continued its investigation into Transforming Rehabilitation by asking more witnesses to give evidence today. This time was the turn of: Trevor Shortt, […]

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Politicians briefed on NPS Shared Services Failings

Napo brought members’ many, serious, concerns about problems with the NPS’s flawed Shared Services setup to the attention of politicians last month. In January the union reported to the Justice Unions and Family Courts Parliamentary Group...


Leading judge warns of ‘imminent crisis’

The impact of workload pressures on the family court system has become the subject of public focus over the past months.   A recent report focussing on cases of inappropriate contact orders putting children at risk was aired on BBC Look North...