In a joint statement responding to a press release by NAPO (5th Oct 2012), the Probation Chiefs Association and the Probation Association said they were not ideologically opposed to competition and recognised that other sectors had contributions to make, providing Probation Trusts managed the process. Continue reading here…
The PCA has submitted a paper to MoJ and NOMS officials and to MoJ Ministers setting out the scope and arguments for the core probation service role in the public sector. The paper sets out the arguments for keeping court work and Offender Management together, since arrangements that divide this work would lead to fragmentation and the creation of silos, undermining efforts to protect the public and to reduce re-offending.
Read Sue Hall’s interview in the spring issue of Interface, published by the Probation Association, the employers’ organisation that represents the boards of probation trusts.
Read Sue Hall’s article interview in the spring issue of ‘Interface’