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Parole Board Chief Executive's blog   March 2021

Parole Board Chief Executive's blog March 2021

Martin Jones outlines the Parole Board's stance, and plans, following the Government's announcement to relax the Rule on private hearings.

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Guidance: The Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act Guidance

Guidance: The Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act Guidance

New guidance on Helen's Law sets out information and advice regarding the Boardís duty to consider the non-disclosure of information about victims by prisoners

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Guidance: Translations and Interpreters

Guidance: Translations and Interpreters

Member guidance for cases where the prisonerís first language is not English (or Welsh), and translation of documents, or an interpreter, may be needed.

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Guidance: Welsh Speaking Prisoners and Duties on Welsh Language Guidance

Guidance: Welsh Speaking Prisoners and Duties on Welsh Language Guidance

Member guidance for cases where the prisonerís first or preferred language is Welsh, as well as any other individual that communicates with the Board in Welsh.

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Guidance: Welsh Speaking Prisoners and Duties on Welsh Language Guidance

Guidance: Welsh Speaking Prisoners and Duties on Welsh Language Guidance

Member guidance for cases where the prisonerís first or preferred language is Welsh, as well as any other individual that communicates with the Board in Welsh.

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Detailed guide: Work with us

Detailed guide: Work with us

Parole Board member recruitment

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Guidance: Types of Cases Guidance

Guidance: Types of Cases Guidance

Revised Guidance on Types of Cases Guidance

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Guidance: Types of Cases Guidance

Guidance: Types of Cases Guidance

Revised Guidance on Types of Cases Guidance

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Guidance: Judicial Reviews and Private Law Claims

Guidance: Judicial Reviews and Private Law Claims

Revised Guidance on Judicial Reviews and Private Law Claims

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Guidance: Judicial Reviews and Private Law Claims

Guidance: Judicial Reviews and Private Law Claims

Revised Guidance on Judicial Reviews and Private Law Claims

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Guidance: Foreign National Prisoners Guidance

Guidance: Foreign National Prisoners Guidance

Revised Guidance on Foreign National Prisoners

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Guidance: Foreign National Prisoners Guidance

Guidance: Foreign National Prisoners Guidance

Revised Guidance on Foreign National Prisoners

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Parole Board: appointment and reappointment of members

Parole Board: appointment and reappointment of members

The Secretary of State has approved the appointment of 46 members, the extension of the tenure of appointment of 3 members and the reappointment of 48 members.

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Chief Executive's blog   January 2021

Chief Executive's blog January 2021

CEO Martin Jones outlines the Parole Board's stance folowing the introducation of the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020, known as Helen's Law.

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Chief Executive's blog   January 2021

Chief Executive's blog January 2021

CEO Martin Jones outlines the Parole Board's stance folowing the introduction of the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020, known as Helen's Law.

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Guidance: Quality Assurance Guidance

Guidance: Quality Assurance Guidance

Revised Guidance on Quality Assurance

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Guidance: Guidance on Restricted Patients and the Mental Health Act

Guidance: Guidance on Restricted Patients and the Mental Health Act

Revised Guidance on Restricted Patients and the Mental Health Act.

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Guidance: Guidance on Restricted Patients and the Mental Health Act

Guidance: Guidance on Restricted Patients and the Mental Health Act

Revised Guidance on Restricted Patients and the Mental Health Act.

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Press release: The future of Parole: Problems and solutions webinars

Press release: The future of Parole: Problems and solutions webinars

The Parole Board is holding two online events with Cambridge Centre for Criminal Justice and the Institute of Criminology to explore the future of parole.

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Press release: Parole Board statement on passing of Helen's Law

Press release: Parole Board statement on passing of Helen's Law

The Parole Board has released the following statement after the Prisoners (disclosure of information about victims) Bill received Royal Assent.

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Executive release and determinate recalls A joint approach

Executive release and determinate recalls   A joint approach

The Parole Board and PPCS have been looking at how to support both the parole review and executive release process, in a way which avoids a duplication of work.

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Press release: Update on the Parole Board working during Covid 19

Press release: Update on the Parole Board working during Covid 19

The Parole Board has released the following statement in light of the Government's announcement of a second lockdown.

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Parole Board Chief Executive's blog October 2020

Parole Board Chief Executive's blog   October 2020

Martin Jones welcomes the new Government Root and Branch review of parole and explores the possibility of holding certain parole hearings in court

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Guidance: Parole Board Covid 19 Member Guidance

Guidance: Parole Board Covid 19 Member Guidance

This interim guidance has been created in order to assist members on how to remain flexible and progress cases during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Guidance: Guidance on Protected Characteristics

Guidance: Guidance on Protected Characteristics

The Parole Board is committed to protecting and promoting equality and diversity and this guidance sets out its duty under the Equality Act 2010

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Guidance: Parole Board Duty Member Activities

Guidance: Parole Board Duty Member Activities

Parole Board duty members deal with requests received from the Secretary of State or the prisoner/legal representative that fall outside routine processes.

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Guidance: Adjournments and deferrals guidance July 2020

Guidance: Adjournments and deferrals guidance July 2020

This is guidance for Parole Board members when a situation arises that a case cannot be progressed at any stage during a review.

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Guidance: Parole Board guidance on Victims of Crime

Guidance: Parole Board guidance on Victims of Crime

This guidance offers information on the Board's duties under the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

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The influence of family on prisoners during parole CEO blog

The influence of family on prisoners during parole   CEO blog

Martin Jones explores the importance of family support for prisoners during their parole review as The Board published a new leaflet on the topic.

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Parole Board Chief Executive's blog August 2020

Parole Board Chief Executive's blog   August 2020

Martin Jones explores the importance of family support for prisoners during their parole review as The Board published a new leaflet on the topic.

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The importance of having a lawyer for a parole review CEO blog

The importance of having a lawyer for a parole review   CEO blog

Parole Board chief executive Martin Jones discusses the importance of prisoners having a lawyer during a parole review as it publishes a laflet on the issue.

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The importance of having a lawyer for a parole review CEO blog

The importance of having a lawyer for a parole review   CEO blog

Parole Board chief executive Martin Jones discusses the importance of prisoners having a lawyer during a parole review as it publishes a leaflet on the issue.

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Important information leaflets published for prisoners & families

Important information leaflets published for prisoners & families

The Parole Board has launched two new information booklets for the families of prisoners going through parole and prisoners who chose to represent themselves.

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Important information booklets published for prisoners & families

Important information booklets published for prisoners & families

The Parole Board has launched two information booklets for family and friends of prisoners going through parole and prisoners who choose to represent themselves

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Guidance: Getting ready for a parole review without a lawyer

Guidance: Getting ready for a parole review without a lawyer

This booklet is for prisoners who decide not to have help from a lawyer when getting ready for their parole review and how best to prepare for an oral hearing.

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Guidance: Getting ready for a parole review without a lawyer

Guidance: Getting ready for a parole review without a lawyer

This booklet is for prisoners who decide not to have help from a lawyer when getting ready for their parole review and how best to prepare for an oral hearing.

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Guidance: Info for family and friends of prisoners having a parole review

Guidance: Info for family and friends of prisoners having a parole review

This guide is for anyone wishing to support or help someone in prison who is going through a parole review.

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Guidance: Info for family and friends of prisoners having a parole review

Guidance: Info for family and friends of prisoners having a parole review

This guide is for anyone wishing to support or help someone in prison who is going through a parole review.

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Form: Stakeholder Response Form

Form: Stakeholder Response Form

A form for stakeholders to make applications to vary Parole Board directions, request a deferral, request for additional witnesses, and ask for other information.

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Guidance: Observers at Parole Board oral hearings

Guidance: Observers at Parole Board oral hearings

The Parole Board Observer Policy Guidance gives information for parties to a parole review on how to request for an observer to attend an oral hearing.

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Parole Board publishes Annual Report & Accounts 2019/2020

Parole Board publishes Annual Report & Accounts 2019/2020

The Parole Board for England & Wales conducted more hearings last year than ever before with a record high of more 8,200 face-to-face parole reviews

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Corporate report: The Parole Board for England & Wales Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20

Corporate report: The Parole Board for England & Wales Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20

The Parole Board for England & Wales has laid before Parliament its Annual Report and Accounts for 2019/20

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Guidance: Guidance on vulnerable prisoners during Covid 19

Guidance: Guidance on vulnerable prisoners during Covid 19

The Parole Board has issued guidance to members on children and prisoners in secure hospitals/mental health units during the parole process

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Press release: Chief Executive's blog Parole Board Covid 19 recovery plan

Press release: Chief Executive's blog   Parole Board Covid 19 recovery plan

Parole Board CEO Martin Jones explains the Board's recovery strategy as the UK-wide lockdown begins to ease

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Press release: Parole Board Chief Executive's blog June 2020 recruitment

Press release: Parole Board Chief Executive's blog   June 2020 recruitment

Martin Jones, CEO of the Parole Board, discusses the Board's recruitment drive to find new psychologist, psychiatrist and retired judicial members

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