Napo – keeping you in the loop

Here at Napo HQ, we are constantly looking for new ways to improve communications with members and create an open dialogue. We hope that the new […]

NPS Pay Offer – clarification on future pay progression

Napo HQ and local Napo reps are being regularly asked about what happens in terms of pay progression in April 2020. We believe that confusion has […]

JSC Chair tells Gauke Probation Consultation is a “missed opportunity”

Chair of the Justice Select Committee, Bob Neill, has written formally to the Secretary of State criticising the department’s response to the findings of the JSC […]

Napo General Secretary, Ian Lawrence, took warm greetings from Napo members working within the whole CJS to the Prison Governors Association Conference this week. Addressing the […]

Ian Lawrence addresses AGM

Napo General Secetary, Ian Lawrence, addressed Napo’s AGM on the Saturday morning of conference, 6th October. In his speech he reaffirmed the union’s commitment to to […]

Private probation providers failing to keep DV victims safe

Napo has responded to the latest HMI Probation report which said Community Rehabilitation Companies are not doing enough to rehabilitate perpetrators of domestic abuse or keep […]

The toxic legacy of TR – Napo Consultation Blog #3

We are now half way through the Government’s consultation timetable on “TR2”, aka the “Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence” consultation. Napo has submitted  a formal response to […]

ViSOR data security concerns highlighted

In response to significant concerns from members we sought legal advice on the NPS plans to broaden the use of ViSOR and require members to undergo […]

Napo motions receive support from TUC Congress

Napo received backing from the wider trade union movement on Wednesday when TUC Congress delegates carried two of our motions. Napo GS Ian Lawrence, who was […]

TUC motion 41 – support for gender self-declaration

At this week’s TUC Congress, delegates voted to carry a motion in support of gender self-declaration. Motion 41 called on the General Council to campaign for […]

Judicial Diversity Committee still has a lot of work ahead

Recently published MoJ figures show that the Judicial Diversity Committee still has a long way to go. The statistics, which provide a diversity breakdown of the […]

Interesting EAT decision strengthens union members right to representation

A recent Employment Tribunal case raises some important implications for employers initiating disciplinary action, which may help with Napo discussions on facility time. The case, Talon […]