Press Releases

Inspectors found that senior leaders of the North West division of the National Probation Service (NPS) had a clear vision and strategy for high-quality services, but not enough staff to deliver them. Staff shortages have been seen in a number of NPS inspections by HM Inspectorate of Probation. During the inspection of the North West […]

Published: 22 February 2019

The Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) was found by inspectors to have clear strengths. There was a capable leadership team, it performed well in some areas and the CRC had a good understanding of where improvements in service delivery were needed.

Published: 21 February 2019

  Dame Glenys Stacey, HM Chief Inspector of Probation, has welcomed government action to ensure the continued operation of three private probation companies whose parent company, Working Links, has announced it is going into administration. The need for an urgent government response, in the interests of protecting the public, is underlined by a deeply troubling […]

Published: 15 February 2019

Manchester Youth Justice Service (YJS) was found by inspectors to have some clear strengths and a committed staff facing the challenges of supervising children and young people in a complex inner-city area. Many staff had worked in Manchester for years and had a strong understanding of the issues facing local children and young people, including […]

Published: 01 February 2019