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Report

Published: 16 Sep 2021

An inspection of youth offending services in Hull

Report

Published: 07 Sep 2021

An inspection of youth offending services in Blackpool

Report

Published: 26 Aug 2021

An inspection of youth offending services in Merton

Chief Inspector
reappointed

Chief Inspector of Probation Justin Russell has been reappointed for a further two-year term.

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Chief Inspector's
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Careers

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Social capital building supporting the desistance process

Our new Academic Insight explores how building social capital increases the strength, range and quality of bonding opportunities which can be beneficial in supporting the desistance process.

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Covid-19 update (15 September 2021)

The Inspectorate suspended face-to-face inspection activity in March 2020. Since then, we have published nearly 50 inspections, the vast majority of which involved conducting fieldwork remotely. Find out more about how we propose to inspect services in the future.

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Our Standards and Ratings

We inspect youth offending and probation services against evidence-based standards, designed to drive improvement, and developed in consultation with service providers. All our standards, guidance and ratings tables are published on our website.

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