Lord Ramsbotham leads a rousing debate in the House of Lords on probation for the Press Association coverage of the probation debate.
Sue Hall , Chair of the PCA explains probation’s role in reducing reoffending in a special issue of Modern Gov magazine focusing on crime reduction. The magazine in written primarily by politicians for politicians.
The PCA unreservedly supports the main thrust of the Justice Committee’s Report calling for a comprehensive and integrated reform of the criminal justice system with the emphasis on community based services
The Guardian’s coverage of the Justice Reinvestment Report mentioning the PCA’s support of it. The Justice Committee which issued the report today took evidence from the Probation Chiefs Association on 18 November 2009 and referred to this extensively.
You will find the full report with former PCA Chair David Scott’s evidence and the association’s response by clicking on our press releases section.