14/12/2018

Unions demand meeting with Gauke to discuss Interserve finances

Following news of Interserve’s share prices plummeting by 80%, probation unions Napo, Unison and GMB have requested an urgent meeting with justice secretary David Gauke to […]
04/12/2018

Shrewsbury 24 pickets get greenlight for Judicial Review

Napo’s AGM heard in October from Terry Renshaw, from the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign, about the refusal of the pickets’ application for Judicial Review. This was a […]
04/12/2018

We love it when a plan comes together

Members may or may not have heard of Napo’s Operational Plan.  You also may have wondered what happens to the resolutions that our Annual General Meeting […]
04/12/2018

Napo experiences a surge in membership

Drowning in paperwork is usually a bad thing; but when that paperwork is over 100 membership application forms amassed during a three week period, it’s cause […]
04/12/2018

Family Court Section round up

Cafcass Negotiating Committee  The start of the Napo year bodes well for members in the Family Court Section in that we have a full Cafcass Negotiating […]
04/12/2018

Prison doesn’t work for women

Earlier this year Napo gave evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Women in the Penal System inquiry into the sentencing of women. The APPG […]
30/11/2018

CRC pay – issue being escalated to Probation Programme engagement

At this week’s meeting of the NEC it was made clear that there is considerable anger over the failure by CRC Providers and the MoJ to […]
30/11/2018

Napo NEC – first meeting of the new Napo year

Napo NEC met this week in the first meeting of the new Napo year post-AGM. New NEC reps were warmly welcomed and took great pleasure in […]
30/11/2018

New HMPPS senior Leadership Structure

It was formally announced today that there is a change to the structure right at the top of HMPPS. Two new Director General posts have been […]
23/11/2018

Women’s occupational health and safety seminar

Yesterday we held the second women’s occupational health and safety seminar. The session was run by, Sarah Friday, National Official, with responsibility for both health and […]
23/11/2018

Katie Lomas: no two-tier probation service

I know that for some the NPS pay award is divisive, and that at heart all members who work in Probation see themselves as part of […]
16/11/2018

Gauke asked to tackle two tier probation pay system

Following the announcement that members in the probation unions had voted to accept the offer on the table from the NPS, Ian Lawrence, Napo general secretary […]