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Here you can find more than 500 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.

Hope for the future of probation

Probation Chief Inspector Justin Russell warns that the move back to a unified service will not be a magic bullet and that reforms must be backed by extra resources

Learn about contextual safeguarding

Contextual Safeguarding has changed the response of child protection systems to children at risk of significant harm in extra-familial settings and relationships.

Re-offending rates hit 12 year low

The overall proven reoffending rate was 28.1% for the October to December 2018 offender cohort, the lowest reoffending rate in the twelve-year timeseries.

The future of parole

Martin Jones, Chief Exec of the Parole Board, says the new government review provides an opportunity to improve public understanding and confidence.

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