LIST OF PROBATION CIRCULARS ISSUED IN 2003

PURPOSE
This circular lists all the probation circulars issued in 2003.

Probation Circular
REFERENCE NO: 01/2004 ISSUE DATE: 06 January 2004 IMPLEMENTATION DATE: None EXPIRY DATE: January 2009 TO: Chairs of Probation Boards Chief Officers of Probation Secretaries of Probation Boards CC: Board Treasurers Regional Managers AUTHORISED BY: Sue Marsh - Acting Head of Communications ATTACHED: N/A

ACTION
This circular is for information only.

SUMMARY
None

RELEVANT PREVIOUS PROBATION CIRCULARS
None

CONTACT FOR ENQUIRIES
Warren Hallett Tel: 020 7217 0656 Fax: 020 7217 0660 Email: Warren.Hallett@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

National Probation Directorate
Horseferry House, Dean Ryle Street, London, SW1P 2AW General Enquiries: 020 7217 0659 Fax: 020 7217 0660

Enforcement, rehabilitation and public protection

PROBATION CIRCULARS FOR 2003
PC No. PC01/2003 PC02/2003 PC03/2003 Date 05/02/03 06/01/03 20/01/03 Title Probation Circulars issued in 2002 Expressions of interest for Programme X Training strategy for Accredited Offending Behaviour Programmes Enhanced Community Punishment Approved Premises revenue grant allocations for 2003/2004 and indicative information about potential occupancy grant adjustments for 2003/04 Guidance on the joint commissioning of treatment provision for DTTOs 2003-2004 2002/2003 Closure of accounts Housing and Supporting People Service Level Agreement between the NPD and the Langley House Trust National Standing Orders and Cod of Conduct for Board Members Performance Improvement Action Teams, Family Groups and the Weighted Scorecard Communications strategy for sentencers Sharing information to inform decisions on offender release and recall Assessment of individuals convicted of child pornography offences National Standards Monitoring Quality Assurance & Validation Guidance for the storage and disclosure of audio, digital and video recordings Information on Progress2Work and Progress2Work-Linkup PS Plus Revised Probation Board Standing Orders National Estates Strategy – year end arrangements Authorised by Tony Woolfenden Lisa Cox Meg Blumsom

PC04/2003 PC05/2003

17/01/03 20/01/03

Martin Copsey Liz Hill

PC06/2003

24/01/03

Steve Limpkin

PC07/2003 PC08/2003 PC09/2003

27/01/03 03/02/03 05/02/03

Ray McBurney Liz Hill Liz Hill

PC10/2003

07/02/03

Tony Woolfenden

PC11/2003

13/02/03

John Scott

PC12/2003 PC13/2003

13/02/03 21/02/03

David Perry Liz Hill

PC14/2003

17/02/03

Liz Hill

PC15/2003

20/02/03

John Scott

PC16/2003

04/03/03

Meg Blumsom

PC17/2003

12/03/03

Keir Hopley

PC18/2003 PC19/2003 PC20/2003

24/03/03 24/03/03 25/03/03

Keir Hopley Tony Woolfenden Mike DuBock

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PC21/2003

28/03/03

Guidance on dealing with the current military conflict Implications for the Probation Service of the national crack plan and the associated requirement for DATS Psychometric tests review Interim accredited programme software The Mappa Guidance Funding of staff associations in the NPS Secure email project Victim Contact Work: Guidance on recent court judgements Victim Contact Work: Revised sections 6 (stage 2) and 9 of the Guidance to Areas Memorandum of understanding between Youth Justice Boards and NPS OASys Implementation and IT Development CRAMS Baseline Release Extension of HDC Revised National Standards Monitoring Arrangements Implementations of the Heart of the Dance: Invitation of Project Bids 2003/04 Revised Area Targets and Changes to the Performance Link for 2003/04 Annual National League Tables for Occupancy in Approved Premises Pilot Project working with high risk male sex offenders NPS/LSC Joint Protocol and NPS Audit Monitoring of Enhanced Community Punishment (ECP) Substance Misuse: Psychometrics and Targeting Matrix Parole, Licence and Recall arrangements

Keir Hopley

PC22/2003

02/04/03

Steve Limpkin

PC23/2003 PC24/2003 PC25/2003 PC26/2003 PC27/2003 PC28/2003

03/04/03 16/04/03 31/03/03 15/04/03 16/04/03 28/05/03

Meg Blumsom Meg Blumsom Eithne Wallis Eithne Wallis Gordon Turnball Keir Hopley

PC29/2003

16/05/03

Keir Hopley

PC30/2003

21/05/03

Chris Johnson

PC31/2003 PC32/2003 PC33/2003 PC34/2003

23/05/03 29/05/03 03/06/03 04/06/03

Richard Mason Paul Duffin Steve Limpkin Stephen Murphy

PC35/2003

05/06/03

Diane Baderin

PC36/2003

18/06/03

David Perry

PC37/2003

19/06/03

Liz Hill

PC38/2003

19/06/03

Liz Hill

PC39/2003 PC40/2003

27/06/03 04/07/03

Martin Copsey Stephen Murphy

PC41/2003

15/07/03

Meg Blumsom

PC42/2003

25/07/03

Keir Hopley 3

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PC43/2003 PC44/2003 PC45/2003 PC46/2003

07/08/03 07/08/03 19/08/03 29/08/03

Employment Pathfinder Phase 2 Probation Area Annual Reports 2002-2003 Information Security Programme Second Substance Related Offending Behaviour Programme and Targeting Matrix Update - WITHDRAWN Revised Resource Allocations for Probation Boards Workload Measurement Tool Project Domestic Violence Programmes Preparation for Freedom of Information Act Health & Safety Re: Asbestos Policy Health & Safety Re: Property Interim Accredited Programmes Software (IAPS) Notification, Screening and Review System for Serious Further Offences (SFOs) committed by supervised offenders DTTO 2003/04 Commencements targets half year review: Risk Assessment/Action Plan Offender Substance Abuse Programme and Targeting Matrix Update REPLACES PC46/2003 Novel and Contentious Payments Development of the NPS’ Alcohol Strategy What Works – Managing Programmes through IAPS Freedom of Information Act: Board Model Publication Scheme Intermittent Custody OASys Joint Offender Register Trainee Forensic Psychologists – Pay Statement of Understanding for attending an Accredited Programme

Martin Copsey Steve Murphy Gordon Turnbull Richard Mason

PC47/2003

01/09/03

Mike DuBock

PC48/2003 PC49/2003 PC50/2003

18/09/03 01/10/03 16/10/03

Richard Cullen Meg Blumsom Tony Woolfenden

PC51/2003 PC52/2003 PC53/2003 PC54/2003

17/10/03 17/10/03 24/10/03 28/10/03

Richard Cullen & Ann Allen Richard Cullen & Ann Allen Meg Blumsom & Paul Duffin Liz Hill

PC55/2003

29/10/03

Claire Wiggins

PC56/2003

06/11/03

Meg Blumsom

PC57/2003 PC58/2003 PC59/2003

07/11/03 11/11/03 11/11/03

Mike DuBock Claire Wiggins Meg Blumsom

PC60/2003

17/11/03

Tony Woolfenden

PC61/2003 PC62/2003 PC63/2003 PC64/2003

18/11/03 27/11/03 02/12/03 02/12/03

Alison Foulds Richard Mason & Paul Duffin Richard Cullen Meg Blumsom

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PC65/2003 PC66/2003 PC67/2003

02/12/03 08/12/03 18/12/03

Health and Safety Strategy – Phase One Secure Email Project Update Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) Compliance Strategy DTTO with Lower Intensity Treatment Plan: National Standard and Guidance NPS Staff Vetting Protocol Updated Guidance for Persistent Offender Scheme Trainee Forensic Psychologists – Pay Information about Approved Premises Revenue Grant Allocations for 2004/2005

Richard Cullen Gordon Turnbull Diane Baderin & Ann Allen

PC68/2003

19/12/03

Claire Wiggins

PC69/2003 PC70/2003 PC71/2003 PC72/2003

19/12/03 22/12/03 19/12/03 22/12/03

Gordon Turnbull Claire Wiggins Richard Cullen Liz Hill

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