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It’s time to bring probation back as a public service, government told

Probation Alliance, including UNISON, writes to justice secretary David Gauke

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation return to public control is welcome but must be administered locally, says UNISON

Grayling’s botched reforms have finally been abandoned

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Join UNISON in NPS leaflet

An A5 two sided leaflet aimed at recruiting new members who work for the National Probation Service. Should be used in conjunction with the Essential Cover application forms.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Probation given some vital medicine – but it’s not cured yet

The government’s admission that privatisation of the probation service has failed is welcome, but it doesn’t go far enough

Article on the UNISON National site.

Justice Select Committee Report Slams TR

The Justice Select Committee Report on Transforming Rehabilitation was published in June and UNISON responded on the same day to its findings. The Committee has delivered a damning Report on TR and its detrimental impact on service users, communities and staff. The Report bears out what UNISON has been saying for years, that TR has […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Conference highlights ‘failure’ of probation privatisation

UNISON’s police and justice sector heard of the many problems caused by privatisation in the justice sector at their national conference.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation staff set for second strike in England and Wales

Employers walk away from ACAS talks – prompting new strike action on 14 September

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Chief inspector’s report ‘final nail in coffin of probation privatisation’

UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation staff taking action short of strike

Probation workers are taking action short of strike between now and 2 October

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON and Napo probation workers in day of protest over pay

Ministers bailed out the failing privatised companies to the tune of £342m. Yet they can’t find a penny to increase pay for probation staff.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.