# News

Speech by Liz Truss 13th Feb

You can read the full speech here. The Probation Institute is disappointed by the lack of understanding about the impact on change of size of the prison population. We welcome the committment to improving mental health provision in the CJS. We would have liked to see greater regard for the huge daily efforts of probation and rehabilitation and at least an acknowledgement of the initial findings of the Lammy Review of racial bias. We will continue to work with colleagues for greater recognition ...

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Probation Services for Armed Forces Veterans under Supervision

Today we are launching the Report on Provision for Armed Forces Veterans under Probation Supervision, at Resource for London,  N7. We expect a high turn out of armed services and criminal justice organisations to help us to plan the next steps in our important project to strengthen and expand appropriate services for ex armed services personnel under supervision. The report was produced for the Probation Institute by CCJS. The project, funded by the Forces in Mind Trust continues throughout ...

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Probation Institute Trainees Conference

Wednesday 5th April 2017 at De Montfort University 11.00am to 4.00pm This Conference is for the 2016/17 Probation Qualification Programme (PQIP) students, practice assessment tutors and academics from the three PQIP Programmes. Conference Themes are Working across the Divides (NPS, CRCs, Prisons and the voluntary sector),  Case Management and Challenging Discrimination. Please register to book a place. There is a small fee of £30 per person, payable to the PI by cheque or PayPal. Flyer to ...

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PI Evidence to Select Committee Inquiry on Prison Reform

The Probation Institute made a submission to the Justice Select Committee Inquiry on Prison Reform. www.parliament.uk/business/committees/. Professor Paul Senior attended a Select Committee Seminar on 1st November and our evidence has been accepted by the committee and we are now able to release the paper which was supported bya summary on TR. We have been invited to submit further evidence and would be keen to receive further information on matters not covered in our initial submission, and ...

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