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It’s time to bring probation back as a public service, government told

Probation Alliance, including UNISON, writes to justice secretary David Gauke

Article on the UNISON National site.

Patel’s terrorism plans mean more resources needed for probation

Speaking after home secretary Priti Patel said she wanted a tougher regime and would look to produce a new anti-terrorism bill in the spring, national officer Ben Priestley said […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Probation return to public control is welcome but must be administered locally, says UNISON

Grayling’s botched reforms have finally been abandoned

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes probation report

However, the depth of the crisis faced by the service means that the government needs to step up and significantly increase the funding for the service over the next comprehensive spending review […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: These victories show that this is a union on the march

Victories like these for Birmingham care workers and probation services being brought back in-house, show what UNISON can achieve

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Probation given some vital medicine – but it’s not cured yet

The government’s admission that privatisation of the probation service has failed is welcome, but it doesn’t go far enough

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tell David Gauke to make probation public again

It operated contracts covering probation in Wales, Avon and Somerset, and Devon and Cornwall. Those contracts and staff have now been transferred to another […]

News on the UNISON National site.

Chief inspector’s report ‘final nail in coffin of probation privatisation’

UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘Don’t let them dim our lights’

Conference prepares for the organising challenge facing the union as government admits error of its ways on probation

News on the UNISON National site.

One service, pay scale and bargaining structure

Conference calls for return to national bargaining in reunited probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.