Probation Alliance, including UNISON, writes to justice secretary David Gauke
Commenting on the decision to return medium and low-risk probation cases to public control, UNISON South West Regional Secretary Joanne Kaye said: “Returning probation work to public ownership is a long-overdue step in the right direction. It has already proved a disaster in the South West with the collapse of Working Links, the company that […]
“The sooner probation is put back into local control to restore the confidence of staff, service users and the public, the better. The […]
Victories like these for Birmingham care workers and probation services being brought back in-house, show what UNISON can achieve
The government’s admission that privatisation of the probation service has failed is welcome, but it doesn’t go far enough
UNISON calls for probation to be brought back into public sector as a reunified and locally run service
- 9 December 2018 – 31 December 2020
UNISON has launched a major campaign to oppose the government’s proposals for the future of probation and to call for the service to be reunified as a locally run and locally accountable public service.