HM Inspector of Prisons – Consultation

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HM Inspectorate of Prisons’ annual stakeholder survey is now online.
Please follow the link to the survey, which takes around 10 minutes to complete. The survey will close on Friday 16 December.

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NAOPV Conference & AGM 2022

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Link here to read the 2o22 AGM and Conference newsletter. The picture shows the venue – Resource for London, in Holloway Road

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Regional Secretary – the role

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A personal appraisal of the Regional Secretary role by Ian Allred, Regional Secretary West Midlands & North Wales – from June 2021 ebulletin

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Equality and Diversity

Back Together, HM Prison & Young Offender Institution Low Newton, 2018

The NAOPV is committed to promoting and valuing diversity in every aspect of the work it carries out.

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Wakefield Prison – before OPVs

First Light in February, HM Prison Channings Wood, 2017

An interesting account of former times at Wakefield Prison

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Article in “Independent Monitor” – the IMB newsletter July 2021

There is occasional confusion in the minds of prisoners and their families between IMB members and prison visitors. Roy Hanley (NAOPV chair) sheds light upon OPVs and their work.

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Covid 19 and prisons – latest info

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October 5th:

The 4 stage process is gradually changing the status of prisons plus link to HMPPS September 2021 report on Covid-19 in prisons

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Latest prison statistics

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Number of prisons – 118 in England and Wales; of these, 104 are run by HMPPS, while three private companies operate 14: Serco and Sodexo manage 5 each and G4S manages 4.

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2017 NEWSLETTER

Annual newsletter from 2017

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2016 NEWSLETTER

Annual newsletter from 2016

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