“Better than human?” – Smartphones, Artificial Intelligence and Ultra-Punitive Electronic Monitoring

The electronic monitoring (EM) of offenders is a form of coercive connectivity, made possible by harnessing the material affordances of a globally-extensive digital communication network for […]

Napo takes our agenda to new Justice Minister

I, together with Katie Lomas National Chair, was among the Union  delegation who met with Lucy Frazer last week in the Palace of Westminster. The meeting […]

Public being kept in the dark about no-deal Brexit warn TUC

The TUC have accused the government of keeping the public in the dark about the true impact of a no-deal Brexit. The report, published today, sets […]

Labour Conference – Leader’s Speech manifesto?

  The Leader’s Speech is always important at Labour Conference and this year it seemed more so than ever. The speech itself must have been hurriedly […]

Napo at the Labour Party Conference

Although Napo is not politically affiliated we keep close links with the labour movement and the Labour Party Conference is a good way to get our […]

AGM Programme now available online

This year’s AGM programme is now available for download online. There is still time to register for conference. Anyone registering before noon Tuesday 24 September will […]

Write for us

Napo’s communication networks are growing and we want to keep members very much at the centre of them. Are you interested in writing blog posts or […]

Good news! We have now received confirmation from HMPPS Employee Relations that they will provide paid additional facility time for one full day for professional development […]

Transfer of OM work from SEETEC KSS CRC to NPS Wales

Formal consultation with KSS CRC staff whose posts have been provisionally identified as being provisionally ‘in scope’ for transfer to NPS Wales on 1st December, begins […]

Prison staff want to be safe inside

Napo is one of nine unions who have come together to form the ‘Safety in Prisons’ campaign, which was set up last year following an exponential […]

Chancellor announces extra £55 million for MoJ

On Wednesday this week the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, announced an extra £55 million for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). This amounts to a real terms increase […]

Napo steps up reunification arguments in advance of TUC and Party Conference season

Napo’s campaign and negotiating teams have joined up to produce the latest ‘no holds barred’ position statement around the future of Probation. In a document that […]