Justice Select Committee Inquiry: Nacro response to The Future of Probation

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Summary

Here we respond to a call for evidence from the Justice Select Committee inquiry into the future of the probation service.

Nacro is a strategic partner to Sodexo in the Transforming Rehabilitation (TR) programme, and we are a service delivery partner within the supply chain of four Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) In addition, we support people who are supervised by CRCs or the National Probation Service (NPS) through other programmes in London, Durham Tees Valley, Northumbria, Staffordshire and West Midlands, and Cheshire and Greater Manchester. For instance, we run an enhanced throughthe-gate service for people with mental health concerns leaving HMP Belmarsh, HMP Thameside and HMP Isis, funded by The Oxleas National Health Service Trust. Our response to this inquiry is based on the experiences of our practitioners and staff.