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Here you can find over 350 posts tracking every major development in probation since 2011. You can trace the rise and fall of Transforming Rehabilitation, see the latest performance figures and explore new practice developments. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below:
The new prison and probation safety statistics sadly show worst ever figures.
FOI request reveals 627 serious further offences committed by offenders supervised by public and private probation in 2017/18.
Inspectors find the quality of public protection work has deteriorated since TR with the decline most marked in cases supervised by private probation companies.
Very variable response with many vulnerable young people being exploited by gangs and criminalised by the justice system.
Overall a mixed report from the probation inspectors who rated Merseyside CRC as “requiring improvement”.
An innovative, problem-solving approach to dealing with repeat offenders in Aberdeen Sheriff Court shows promise.