The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman investigates:
The Ombudsman, Nigel Newcomen CBE is appointed by the Secretary of State for Justice and is completely independent of the Prison Service, the National Probation Service and the Border and Immigration Agency.
He is supported by a team of deputies, assistants, investigators and administration staff.
Background information on the Ombudsman
Fatal Incidents Team
Statistics and targets
Terms of Reference
Complaints against PPO staff