Although we are still not able to do onsite visits to probation or youth offending services, July has nevertheless been a busy month for inspections – all being done remotely through various video conferencing platforms. Fieldwork has just finished on our thematic inspection of the impact of COVID-19 on the probation service in England and […]

Published: 03 August 2020

COVID-19 has changed all our working and family lives in profound ways over the last three months. For HM Inspectorate of Probation, it has meant the suspension of our normal inspection activity since 23 March and a radical shift in the focus of our inspections for the remainder of this year. Given the huge impact […]

Published: 01 July 2020