Ombudsman Sue McAllister publishes 2020/21 Annual Report

Prisons and Probation Ombudsman Sue McAllister CB: “We have become a more inclusive organisation, still proudly independent but more confident that we can work collaboratively with others to improve outcomes in the services in our remit.” Click here to download… Read More

From prison to working at the PPO

This article was first issued in June, written by Prisons & Probation Ombudsman Sue McAllister for prisoners and readers of Inside Time: Everybody Counts From prison to working at the PPO One of the first things I did when I… Read More

Read all about it! The Investigator Issue 8

Welcome to Issue 8 of The Investigator! This issue brings together articles on work across our complaints and fatal incident functions, and a paper written by one of the academics we are working with to strengthen the impact of our… Read More

Post-release deaths

For some time, we have recognised that there should be more scrutiny of cases where people die after their release from prison. We have now been given additional spend in our budget to investigate post-release deaths and we are working… Read More

General Stakeholder Survey 2020/21 – NOW CLOSED

31st March 2021: The survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who completed it for us. The annual Prisons and Probation Ombudsman General Stakeholder Survey 2020/21 is now open. We work with a range of stakeholders and we seek… Read More

‘Please read the report’ – a message from the Ombudsman

This article was first issued in January, written by Prisons & Probation Ombudsman Sue McAllister for prisoners and readers of Inside Time: https://insidetime.org/please-read-the-report/ You can read the 2019/20 Annual Report here: https://www.ppo.gov.uk/news/the-prisons-and-probation-ombudsman-publish-their-2019-20-annual-report/ Prisons and Probation Ombudsman 2019/20 Annual Report now… Read More