27 March 2014
Further strike action over Probation privatisation announced for 31 March & 1 April
NAPO General Secretary Ian Lawrence said:‘The Coalition’s plans to sell off the management of offenders to private providers so that they can make a profit from the justice system is a recklessly dangerous social experiment that presents massive risks to the safety of communities.’
Probation offices will walk out of their offices at 12 noon on Monday and will picket probation offices between 8-10am on Tuesday morning.
Probation offices across Britain http://www.yell.com/s/probation+offices-aberdeen.html
There are a number of protests around the country to be held jointly with the Justice Alliance on Monday and Tuesday.
Sheffield: Monday, 12.30pm, Sheffield Town Hall
Manchester: Monday, 1pm, Manchester Crown Court
London: Tuesday: Tuesday 2.15pm, Old Palace Yard (opposite parliament).
Liverpool: Monday (details tba)
Rotherham: Monday, 12.30pm, Rotherham Magistrates Court
Barnsley: Monday, 12.30pm, Town Hall
Doncaster: Monday (details tba)