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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.

Patel’s terrorism plans mean more resources needed for probation

He noted that last week’s report from the probation inspectorate highlighted severe shortages of probation officers and victim liaison officers […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

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

But UNISON, along with the Labour Group of Police and Crime Commissioners, is convinced probation services are best delivered locally, rather than from the one-size-fits-all centralised model which […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

NPS confirms it cannot pay probation staff 2020 increment on time

Unions in England and Wales demand talks with the National Probation Service after it fails to get sign-off from the Treasury

News 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

Conference heard that reports from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation, the Commons public accounts committee, the National Audit Office and the Commons justice select […]

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.

‘Don’t let them dim our lights’

Conference prepares for the organising challenge facing the union as government admits error of its ways on probation

News on the UNISON National site.

One service, pay scale and bargaining structure

Conference calls for return to national bargaining in reunited probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government pushes ahead with transfer of Welsh probation staff on 1 December

But the prison and probation service confirmed last week that offender management staff who are working for the Wales community […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.