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A probation service in the South West of England ‘requires improvement’ but is starting to make progress under new management, according to inspectors. HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted a routine inspection of the organisation formerly known as Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire Community Rehabilitation Company. The Inspectorate looked at 10 aspects of their work and […]

Published: 26 September 2019

A service that works with troubled children and young people in East London ‘requires improvement’, according to inspectors. HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted a routine inspection of Newham Youth Offending Team (YOT). Inspectors looked at 12 aspects of the team’s work and awarded an overall rating of ‘Requires improvement’, the second-lowest mark. Chief Inspector of […]

Published: 13 September 2019

A probation service in East Anglia is not supervising offenders effectively and must do more to manage potential risks, according to inspectors. HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted a routine inspection of Norfolk and Suffolk Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) in May 2019. Inspectors looked at 10 aspects of the service’s work and has given the CRC […]

Published: 11 September 2019

The probation service that manages high-risk offenders in the South East and East of England requires improvement, according to inspectors. HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted a routine inspection of the National Probation Service (NPS) South East and Eastern Division, which supervises more than 16,000 individuals. Inspectors looked at 10 aspects of the division’s work, rating […]

Published: 04 September 2019