NAPO: Transforming Rehabilitation is an obscene social experiment

Ian Lawrence, General Secretary of NAPO, the probation service union and professional association, in the second in a series of interviews about the MoJ’s probation reform programme: Transforming Rehabilitation. Ian states that probation staff are not opposed to opening up the probation service to competition but argues that probation staff should be allowed to compete on a level playing field. He sees current plans as rushed…