MoJ announce plans to scrap five new women’s prisons

The Government has this week announced that it will not now go ahead with proposed plans to build five community prisons for women in England and […]

Reunite the probation service – EDM 1449

Members of the Justice Unions Parliamentary Group are calling for a total rethink of the way the probation service is run, following the highly critical findings […]

GDPR is here

We are sure that by now you will have received a multitude of communications from a variety of organisations about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and […]

NPS pensions in chaos

As reported recently, the plethora of problems with pensions in the NPS has led to Napo taking the matter direct to Ministers to seek redress. Last […]

Corston revisted

It is 10 years since Baroness Corston published her review into vulnerable women in the criminal justice system. It may not be surprising, but it is […]

You couldn’t make it up #2

CAN’T SAY WON’T SAY Having got rid of most landlines many NPS offices now have to pay premium rates to call their HR advisors in the […]

Probation is a “mess” says Justice Committee

The Justice Committee has called for an urgent and thorough government review into Transforming Rehabilitation after its own eight-month inquiry concluded the justice reforms have been […]

HM Treasury agree that Probation pay talks can get underway

Following months of prevarication,and the disappointment of undelivered promises from Ministers, I have received news from HMPPS this afternoon to confirm that the Treasury has now […]

That Times article – Are the CRC contracts going to be terminated early?

Members may be aware of an article published in ‘The Times’ Newspaper yesterday in relation to the CRC contracts and the possibility that they may be […]

Napo GS elections underway – use your vote

The election process for Napo’s general secretary is well underway.  Members are being asked to choose between current GS Ian Lawrence and former POA chair Mike […]

Napo members invited to participate in research study

Kathryn Bramford, who is a Professional Doctorate student In Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth, is undertaking a research project titled: “Practice wisdom and the […]

Join the conversation: join the Forum

Yesterday (Thursday 31st May ) was the first meeting of The Forum since the hugely successful Forum Conference held in November last year.  As this was […]