BBC Reports on rise in deaths of people on probation since TR

Earlier this week, the BBC reported that the number of people dying while on probation in England and Wales had risen by almost a third in […]

Making a drama out of sentencing

Considering it was a cold and inhospitable night to see three short plays at the Rep Theatre in Birmingham, a warm atmosphere was created by an […]

POA rally against violence, privatisation and “cruel” retirement age

Hundreds of Prison Officers marched through Westminster on Wednesday (20th March) demanding action against soaring levels of violence, an end to private prisons, and a fair […]

Public Accounts Committee to question MoJ on TR

Following the damning NAO report earlier this month, the Public Accounts Committee, will now review the progress of TR since their last inquiry into the running […]

UN Anti Racism Day 16 March National Demonstration

This Saturday 16th March is UN Anti-Racism day. Anti-racist and anti-fascist groups across the world will be marching in opposition to the far-right and against the […]

Exposing the hidden cost of the gender pay gap

Compulsory gender pay gap reporting revealed that men are paid more than women in 7,795 of 10,016 employers in Britain. Frances O’Grady reported that it will […]

Buyer found for Holloway Prison

It was announced today that Holloway Prison has been sold to a housing developer in an £81.5m deal. The site is expected to provide 1,000 homes […]

CRC members may see pension contributions increase in April

Members, mostly working in the CRCs, who are not eligible to be active members of the Local Government Pension Scheme may see their pension contributions increase […]

WiN conference (Women in Napo conference) – London, Friday 5 April

Stop press one: Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington & Shadow Home Secretary has just accepted our invitation to speak at the conference. […]

Great boost for Edridge finances

‘The Edridge Fund of Napo was pleased to accept a cheque for £2,065 from Marion Colverd of the Trade Union Fund Managers (TUFM) in a presentation […]

Aurelius’ statement on the future of Working Links CRC inaccurate

Napo has made strong representations to senior HMPPS management following the innaccurate statement by Aurelius earlier this week on the  future of the Working Links CRCs. […]

Implementation of the NPS Pay Award

At the most recent Trade Union Engagement meeting (where the Unions meet with the NPS Employer) the NPS confirmed that 400 people had been overpaid by […]