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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.

Get protected, probation staff in NPS and CRC – leaflet

A5 recruitment leaflet, one side aimed at NPS staff, the other aimed at CRC staff. Should be used with the Essential over recruitment form (diret debit only) stock number 3595.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Probation workers stage two-hour stoppage over pay row

UNISON members are today (Tuesday) staging a two-hour stoppage in England and Wales between 8am and 10am in the ongoing dispute over pay

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Survey launched in fight to defend probation service

The government wants to centralise and privatise the probation service – and UNISON needs your help to fight back against this

Article on the UNISON National site.

Interserve confirms it will pay 2012 probation pay award to ex-probation staff

UNISON members working for the company can expect to receive their pay rise, including any back pay, on 28 March

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public sector probation trusts to be ruled out of bidding for probation services

Union accuses the justice minister of deliberately dismantling the probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON brands plans to privatise probation service as ‘dangerously misguided’

Plans will dismantle the probation service, which has been 105 years in the making, adds the union

Article on the UNISON National site.

Probation privatisation has been a shambles and must end now, says UNISON

Time to return services to public control

News, Press release 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.

Delegates highlight changes to probation service negotiation

Police and justice conference debates the changing nature of negotiation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Probation members prepare for action ballot in Sodexo companies

UNISON probation members working for six community rehabilitation companies owned by Sodexo could be balloted on industrial action over the company’s voluntary redundancy terms

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Decision to dismantle probation service will “haunt” the government

UNISON presents its alternative vision for the future of the probation service

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to fight government plans to abolish probation service

The Ministry of Justice sets out its plans to radically reform the way in which probation services are delivered in England and Wales with the privatisation of 70% of probation work in 21 new contract areas

Article 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.

Fix probation flaws by returning services to public ownership, says UNISON

NAO report shows failures of privatised probation contracts

Press release on the UNISON National site.