Unions express concern over CRC-NPS secondment arrangements

Napo, along with our sister unions UNISON and GMB, have registered major  concerns following the news of arrangements to transfer staff on secondment from some Community […]


Napo members voted to accept the NPS pay offer by an overwhelming 98% (with over a 60% turnout). Since the offer was made Napo has engaged […]

Last chance to vote in the NPS pay e-ballot

The e-ballot for the NPS pay deal closes on Monday 5 November at 12 noon. If you have received your unique voters code and haven’t already […]

Mike Leigh’s powerful retelling of the Peterloo massacre in cinemas now

Mike Leigh’s long awaited PETERLOO hits the screens across the UK today. The film is being seen as a rallying call for political activism in a […]

News from Wales

The  Welsh government called probation a “national embarrassment” but its staff “heroic” as the Senedd debated the future of probation in Wales this week. On 23rd […]

NPS pay deal – more FAQs

Napo HQ is positively overwhelmed by the way members are engaging with the process around the NPS pay deal. We understand you need as much information […]

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 […]