TITLE

Probation board shake-up looms

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, Helen
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Community Care;11/16/2006, Issue 1649, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the British government's plans to open up probation services to competition have raised fears about the future of local partnerships. The plans to shake up the prisons and probation service are expected to make it to parliament in the last week of November 2006. A coalition formed by the Local Government Association, charities and probation groups argues that plans to move commissioning powers from the 42 boards to 10 regional offender managers could create a top-down system.
ACCESSION #
23524990

 

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