Probation Quarterly #6
The return of parliament seems to have triggered renewed attention to the difficulties faced in the prisons and the CRCs. Michael Spurr has made a public admission of the impact of the failure to pilot TR and there is open acknowledgement of the lack of constructive targets. The Justice Select Committee has announced it’s intention to pick up and continue the review of Transforming Rehabilitation. MPs are paying attention to the proposals in Scotland to issue guidance against sentences under 12 months...