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Female offenders: private enterprise has no place in the probation service | the big issue

PUBLISHED February 2, 2013

Yvonne Roberts ("Women's centres give vital help to ex-convicts. So why cut them?", News) is right to highlight concerns about the impact of Ministry of Justice proposals on women's centres for those caught up in the criminal justice system. But there are still more worrying aspects to some of the proposals that are sending shock waves around the centres, notably the demise of 35 local probation trusts and the introduction of payment by results.

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