Probation Circular

LIST OF PROBATION CIRCULARS ISSUED IN 2005
PURPOSE
This circular lists all the probation circulars issued in 2005. REFERENCE NO: 01/2006 ISSUE DATE: 4 January 2006 IMPLEMENTATION DATE: Immediate EXPIRY DATE: January 2011 TO: Chairs of Probation Boards Chief Officers of Probation Secretaries of Probation Boards CC: Board Treasurers Regional Managers AUTHORISED BY: George Barrow – Head of HQ Services ATTACHED: N/A

ACTION
This circular is for information only.

SUMMARY
None

RELEVANT PREVIOUS PROBATION CIRCULARS
None

CONTACT FOR ENQUIRIES
Jay Das Tel: 020 7217 0653 Email: Jayesh.das@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

National Probation Directorate
Horseferry House, Dean Ryle Street, London, SW1P 2AW

PC No. PC01/2005 PC02/2005

Date 04/01/05 04/01/05

Title List of Probation Circulars Issued in 2004 Victim Contact Scheme – Clarification of Offence of Aggravated Vehicle Taking Supervision, Revocation and Recall for Prisoners Released on Licence Money Payment Supervision Orders Investigation of Serious Crimes Involving Offenders under Probation Supervision – Memorandum of Understanding Between the Police and Probation Services Relating to Victims Offending Behaviour Programmes: Profile of Delivery & Data Collection Requirements Draft National Standards 2005 for Consultation National Probation Service Business Plan 2005-06 Finance, Benefit and Debt Public Protection Framework, Risk of Harm and MAPPA Thresholds NPS Gsi Accreditation Documentation Approved Premises Allocations for 2005-2006 Expedited Listing and Notification of Hearing in Community Penalty Breaches OASys Implementation and IT Development National Standards 2005 Criminal Justice Act 2003 – Early Release and Recall Disqualification Orders Criminal Justice Act 2003 – New Sentences and the New Report Framework Bail Information Schemes Implementation of National Sex Offender Strategy The Race Equality Duty and the Statutory Three Year Review Implementing Section 10 of the Children Act 2004

Authorised By: George Barrow Liz Hill

PC03/2005

06/01/05

Liz Hill

PC04/2005 PC05/2005

10/01/05 11/01/05

Liz Hill Liz Hill

PC06/2005

19/01/05

Meg Blumsom

PC07/2005 PC08/2005 PC09/2005 PC10/2005

20/01/05 03/02/05 07/02/05 08/02/05

Roger McGarva Roger McGarva Martin Copsey Liz Hill

PC11/2005 PC12/2005 PC13/2005

15/02/05 17/02/05 21/02/05

Gordon Turnbull Liz Hill Roger McGarva

PC14/2005 PC15/2005 PC16/2005 PC17/2005 PC18/2005

04/03/05 04/03/05 08/03/05 14/03/05 18/03/05

Laura Fairweather Roger McGarva Liz Hill Liz Hill Liz Hill

PC19/2005 PC20/2005 PC21/2005

21/03/05 21/03/05 22/03/05

Liz Hill Liz Hill Roger McGarva

PC22/2005

23/03/05

Liz Hill

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PC23/2005 PC24/2005 PC25/2005 PC26/2005 PC27/2005 PC28/2005 PC29/2005 PC30/2005

24/03/05 29/03/05 30/03/05 07/04/05 15/04/05 20/04/05 20/04/05 25/04/05

New Electronic Monitoring Contracts National Probation Service Business Plan 2005-06 Criminal Justice Act 2003: Implementation on 4 April Health & Safety: National Audit Results Probation Area Annual Reports 2004-05 GSI IT Security Health Check GSI Revision of Policies Treatment Manager's Video Monitoring Form, Session Review Form and Guidance Notes Support Services for Working with Sexual Offenders Identification of Individuals who present a Risk to Children: Interim Guidance Pre-sentence Report Guidance for Prolific and Priority Offenders (replaces PC33/2005) Prolific and other Priority Offenders: Arrangements for Drug Testing on Licence Trainee Forensic Psychologists – Pay Public Protection: Cognitive Self-Change Programme The Role and Purpose of Approved Premises HM Court Service Effective Practice Guide on Enforcing Community Penalties MAPPA Consultation Paper Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) Programme PSO Induction and Development Programme 2005-06 Extension of Victim Contact Scheme to Victims of Mentally Disordered Offenders – The Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 Guidance on Arrangements to Monitor End-to-End Enforcement GSI IT Security – Technical Standards Accredited Programmes Performance Reporting via IAPS

James Toon Roger McGarva Richard Mason Richard Cullen Roger McGarva Bob Nicholls Bob Nicholls Meg Blumsom

PC31/2005 PC32/2005

27/04/05 28/04/05

John Scott Liz Hill

PC33A/2005

17/06/05

Claire Wiggins

PC34/2005

29/04/05

Sarah Mann

PC35/2005 PC36/2005 PC37/2005 PC38/2005

12/05/05 20/05/05 20/05/05 20/05/05

Richard Cullen Liz Hill John Scott Roger McGarva

PC39/2005 PC40/2005

27/05/05 27/05/05

John Scott John Scott

PC41/2005 PC42/2005

03/06/05 10/06/05

Paula Cairney John Scott

PC43/2005

10/06/05

Roger McGarva

PC44/2005 PC45/2005

17/06/05 17/06/05

Bob Nicholls Meg Blumsom

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PC46/2005 PC47/2005

23/06/05 27/06/05

Business Continuity Plan

Roger McGarva

Report on Enhanced Community Punishment Martin Copsey Self-Assessment Exercise: November – March 2004/05 Offender Assessment System (OASys) Quality Management Plan Assessment and Management of Risk of Harm Action Plan Approved Premises: Steps to be followed when considering Temporary or Permanent Closure Additional Probation Board Grant Allocations Xhibit and the CJS Exchange Xhibit Portal Intermittent Custody NPS Interim Domestic Abuse Policy and Strategy Annual National League Table for Occupancy in Approved Premises Delivering Intensive Community Orders Under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 Effective Management of the Drug Rehabilitation Requirement (DRR) and Alcohol Treatment Requirement (ATR) Preparing for the introduction of the Offenders’ Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) Quality Assurance for Research New Procedures for Monitoring Deaths under Supervision Revised Targets for DTTO/DRR completions 2005-06 Trainee Forensic Psychologists – Pay Statutory Guidance on Implementing Section 11 of the Children Act 2004 and the Working Together to Safeguard Children 2005 consultation The Business Development Strategy (2005) National Standards (2005) and National Offender Management Model: Application of Tiering Framework Visible Unpaid Work Diversity and the One to One Accredited Programme Richard Mason

PC48/2005

30/06/05

PC49/2005

30/06/05

John Scott

PC50/2005

30/06/05

John Scott

PC51/2005 PC52/2005 PC53/2005 PC54/2005 PC55/2005

30/06/05 14//07/05 14/07/05 14/07/05 01/08/05

Mike DuBock Roger McGarva Richard Mason John Scott Gordon Davison

PC56/2005 PC57/2005

01/08/05 01/08/05

S.Mann/R.Mason S.Mann/R.Mason

PC58/2005

04/08/05

Meg Blumsom

PC59/2005 PC60/2005

08/08/05 11/08/05

Meg Blumsom John Scott

PC61/2005 PC62/2005 PC63/2005

11/08/05 11/08/05 11/08/05

Roger McGarva Richard Cullen John Scott

PC64/2005 PC65/2005

16/08/05 18/08/05

David Griffiths Roger McGarva

PC66/2005 PC67/2005

19/08/05 24/08/05

Meg Blumsom Sarah Mann 4

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PC68/2005 PC69/2005

25/08/05 25/08/05

Finance, Benefit and Debt Awards for Skills gained whilst on Accredited Programmes Substance Misuse Modules Victim Contact – National Victims Monitoring Form Drug Testing Contracts for Prolific and other Priority Offenders on Licence Liaison Arrangements between Sentencers and the Probation Service Criminal Justice Act 2003 – Activity Requirements Revitalising Health & Safety: Phase Two Oral Hearings: Further Guidance Monitoring of PPO and High/Very High Risk of Harm Cases Community Order Completion and Progress Reports to Court Prolific and other Priority Offenders (PPOs): Summary of Actions and Monitoring Arrangements Drug Rehabilitation Requirements: (1) National Standards Correction; (2) Information for Judges Assistive Technology Update Monitoring of Risk of Harm The Implications of the Offender Management Model for Service Delivery Structures NOMIS Rollout Schedule and change Control Procedures Sex Offender Programmes – Management Update Business Planning Priorities and Indicative Targets 2006-07 Recording Information on Individuals who Present a Risk to Children MAPPA – National Business Plan 2005-08 E-OASYS PSR (SDR) Templates Role Boundary Issues in the NPS

Meg Blumsom Sarah Mann

PC70/2005 PC71/2005 PC72/2005

25/08/05 26/08/05 30/08/05

Sarah Mann John Scott Claire Wiggins & Paris Mikkides Roger Hill

PC73/2005

30/08/05

PC74/2005 PC75/2005 PC76/2005 PC77/2005

31/08/05 28/09/05 06/10/05 12/10/05

Meg Blumsom Richard Cullen John Scott Roger McGarva

PC78/2005

20/10/05

Roger McGarva

PC79/2005

01/11/05

Claire Wiggins & Paris Mikkides Roger McGarva

PC80/2005

03/11/05

PC81/2005 PC82/2005 PC83/2005

04/11/05 04/11/05 14/11/05

Roger McGarva Roger McGarva Sarah Mann

PC84/2005

14/11/05

David Griffiths

PC85/2005 PC86/2005

17/11/05 17/11/05

John Scott Roger McGarva

PC87/2005

23/11/05

John Scott

PC88/2005 PC89/2005 PC90/2005

24/11/05 14/12/05 15/12/05

Chris Potter Richard Mason Roger McGarva 5

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PC91/2005

19/12/05

Case Transfer Protocol between Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) and Probation Areas Launch of New Internet Sex Offender Treatment Programme (i-SOTP) The Probation Service Value for Money (VFM) Programme: VFM in Boards – Releasing Resources for Front Line Services Developments in Unpaid Work: January 2006

Claire Wiggins

PC92/2005

21/12/05

John Scott

PC93/2005

23/12/05

David Griffiths

PC94/2005

29/12/05

Meg Blumsom

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