NAO finds a total of £342 additional payments promised to Community Rehabilitation Contracts but thinks they may fail to hit payment by results targets.
DCLG final evaluation of the London rough sleepers SIB has found it to be a success – particularly in supporting people into long term accommodation.
Jack Cattell of Get The Data analyses the first results from Transforming Rehabilitation and shows which CRCs have hit their payment by results targets.
The belated final evaluation of the drug and alcohol PbR recovery pilots found they were expensive, delayed treatment entry & had fewer treatment completions.
Paul Taylor says the worst two things you can do in a crisis is panic and throw money at it. That’s exactly what we are doing with prison & probation.
The ACMD warns the government that reduced funding is undermining the drug treatment system and that this situation is exacerbated by frequent re-procurement.
Belated publication of PbR drug & alcohol recovery pilots outcomes show mixed performance with fewer successful treatment completions than in non-PbR areas.
Final evaluation of Peterborough Prison resettlement scheme finds it cut reoffending by 9%, so why was it halted half way through?
A new seven stage framework for target achievement in payment by results from Dr Laura Johnstone.
DWP announces that worklessness is key issue which affects children and sets out bold plan to tackle it in next phase of Troubled Families Programme.
New report from Reform think tank identifies 3 main faults with public sector commissioning: a lack of focus on outcomes, fragmentation & centralised control.
New report from Lloyds Bank Foundation finds that poor commissioning practices threaten the survival of small charities.