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Sodexo hits probation services with massive redundancies

Reposted from National Association of Prison Officers On Friday 27 March 2015 Napo was informed that Sodexo, one of the private companies running 6 of the Community Rehabilitation Companies, will be making massive cuts to staff over the next 12 … Continue reading

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Ministry of (In) Justice.

HMP Oakwood G4s, the private company that runs Birmingham & Oakwood prisons have been told by the Ministry of Justice to ban a penal reform charity from visiting those prisons to see the work they are doing to improve conditions … Continue reading

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The Sun and Daily Mail Human Rights facepalm!

Reposted from the Huffington Post Long article from The Huffington Post, but well worth the read. Made me laugh…hope it brings a wry smile to your face too. The Sun has been left red-faced after calling for the abolition of … Continue reading

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Inquest reveals truth: police failures led to Cherry Groce’s death

Reposted from 38 degrees.org 24 Jul 2014 — Earlier this month at the inquest into the death of my beloved mother, Cherry Groce, the jury found that a series of police failings led to her death. After 29 years, we finally … Continue reading

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Trade unions challenge coalition sell-off of Britain’s probation service

Reposted from The Guardian Society   Justice secretary Chris Grayling has been reported to the International Labour Organisation by three trade unions. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Government plans to privatise the probation service amount to a breach of the international laws … Continue reading

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Barristers and solicitors walk out over cuts to legal aid fees

Reposted from Guardian Society Chris Grayling, the justice secretary. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Criminal courts across England and Wales will be severely disrupted on Monday morning when barristers and solicitors stage an unprecedented mass walkout in protest at government plans to slash legal aid fees by up … Continue reading

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The tide must continue to turn against the likes of Serco

The Guardian, Friday 22 November 2013 Jump to comments (24) The public services provider Serco is in trouble after losing its two top staff in two months then being ruled out of a contract to run three prisons. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Serco … Continue reading

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