This month, Mike Guilfoyle remembers his supervision of Elsha
Mike Guilfoyle reflects on meeting 'Aldane' and his mother
Mike Guilfoyle reflects on how institutional failure led to a sad outcome
Mike Guilfoyle remembers a professionally challenging time with 'Glenmore'
Mike Guilfoyle recalls his supervising 'Anya'.
Our submission to the House of Commons Justice Committee inquiry into 'Transforming Rehabilitation' has now been published on the Committee's website.
Whatever the government's original intentions, we argue in the submission, the Transforming Rehabilitation programme 'is sabotaging, rather than transforming, probation work across England and Wales'.
Richard Garside, Director of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies today (Thursday, 14 December 2017) commented on a damning annual report by the Chief Inspector of Probation, Dame Glenys Stacey.
'None of government’s stated aspirations for Transforming Rehabilitation have been met in any meaningful way', Dame Glenys noted. She went on to question whether the current model for probation can deliver sufficiently well'.
Speaking today, Richard said:
In his latest recollection of his time as a probation officer, Mike Guilfoyle remembers 'Seth'
We've had a busy few weeks in the media, making interventions on a range of matters, from youth prisons to criminal records, knife violence, to the state of the probation service.
Our latest briefing, on the challenges faced by the probation system and on the importance of robust, independent inspection, is out today.
Enable and Ensure: The role of inspection in probation, by former assistant chief probation inspector Joe Kuipers, argues that the situation facing the probation system is of deep concern.