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Mark Johnson interviews NOMS chief executive on Green Paper

Mark Johnson was invited by the National Offender Management Service, which runs prisons and probation services nationwide, to talk with their chief executive, Michael Spurr about the government's Green Paper proposals for rehabilitation and sentencing reform.

Click here to see the article published in the Ministry of Justice magazine, Insight.

    Prisons Minister Crispin Blunt MP and Mark Johnson to speak at conference

    Prisons Minister Crispin Blunt MP and User Voice's Mark Johnson will be speaking at a conference in Durham on Thursday 19th May 2011.

    The conference, organised by the charity Necpacs, will discuss how family ties can be reinforced and family needs met, during and after imprisonment of a family member.

    Carole Payne, Head of Early Intervention and Partnerships at Durham County Council, who will also be speaking at the conference, said: "Children of prisoners are a particularly vulnerable group, and it is important that all agencies work together to support them properly."

    See last week's article in The Northern Echo here.