Inspection Reports

A cost-cutting restructure has had a ‘profound’ effect on a probation service, according to inspectors.

Published: 16 July 2020

A probation service that manages more than 17,000 offenders in the North West is performing well but needs to improve specific aspects of its work, according to inspectors.

Published: 14 July 2020

Widespread homelessness and a lack of suitable housing is jeopardising the rehabilitation of offenders, according to inspectors.

Published: 08 July 2020

Cardiff Youth Offending Service (YOS) has received the lowest possible performance rating and must improve every aspect of its work, according to inspectors.

Published: 02 July 2020

A Merseyside probation service must do more to raise the standard of its work, according to inspectors.

Published: 10 June 2020

Inspectors have praised a Greater Manchester organisation for its focus on child welfare.

Published: 09 June 2020

An organisation in the South East is making “slow and determined” efforts to improve its work with children who have offended, according to inspectors.

Published: 04 June 2020

Luton Youth Offending Service works hard  at supporting children to move away from crime but must improve in other areas, according to inspectors.

Published: 29 May 2020

A probation service that covers Lincolnshire and parts of Yorkshire continues to require improvement and must step up its public protection work, according to inspectors.

Published: 28 May 2020

Inspectors have applauded an Oxfordshire service’s attempts to tackle child exploitation across the county.

Published: 15 May 2020