Our Director, Richard Garside, commented on public probation services in Wales after Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey had praised their leadership.
This comes in contrast to the criticism faced by community rehabilitation companies which a number of leading criminal justice experts, including Richard, have called to be taken back into public hands.
On the Welsh probation services, Richard said:
Over a number of reports Glenys Stacey has found that the public probation service has been doing a better job than the private probation companies. I’m pleased that the Ministry of Justice is proposing to scrap the privatised probation service in Wales. It should do the same in England too.
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