The big news in criminal justice this week was of course the Justice Secretary's decision to make big changes to the probation service, returning all offender management to the National Probation Service but retaining a large private sector worth £280m to deliver unpaid work, accredited programmes and other interventions to reduce reoffending.
In other news, Chief Prison Inspector Peter Clarke expressed dismay that HMP Lewes continued to deteriorate despite being placed under "special measures" and questioned whether HMPPS is presiding over systematic prison failure.
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The end of Transforming Rehabilitation with all offender management returning to the NPS.
Full official text of Mr Gauke's announcement of probation changes
John Podmore writing on Justice Gap
Chief Inspector questions whether HMPPS is up to the job of turning round our failing prisons.
Decline while in special measures suggests systematic prison service failure
Figures for England and Wales raise questions over government’s prisons model
New research suggests privatisation may be making a bad situation worse
Scots look to end short prison sentences
The first science programme is running at Low Newton
Northumbria PCC will take over from Baroness Newlove next month
National Crime Agency chief says new figure is seven times greater than earlier estimate
The BBC has tracked the killings to uncover the stories of those who have lost their lives.
A new online resource, mapping innovative justice projects across the UK.
National Crime Agency head spells out limits of what can be achieved in fight against drugs
Senior policeman urges campaigners to consider the impact of their words
Three social impact packages from Get The Data