The Justice Alliance has made five short films to highlight the crisis within the justice system. The idea is to combine with the TUC’s ‘Speak Up For Justice’ Campaign and promote each film on a different day relevant for that issue. The films are now on the Justice Alliance website – https://justiceallianceuk.wordpress.com/ or click on the picture […]
Our friends at PAS are looking for an Advice Line Caseworker. The post is permanent (28 hours per week) and subject to a three-month probationary period. The role is self-servicing and will involve: Advising prisoners in England and Wales regarding their rights, particularly the application of the Prison Rules and the conditions of their incarceration, […]
Summary of processing timescales Information will be updated on a weekly basis and the current position will be the oldest date as of Friday the previous week. We continually aim to turnaround applications and bills as soon as possible and strive to deliver performance under our current set targets. Crime applications Current targets: Applications and […]
HMP Leeds, a large and “severely overcrowded” inner-city Victorian prison, was assessed by prison inspectors, for the second consecutive inspection, as unsafe with high levels of violence, according to a new report on the West Yorkshire jail. Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, urged HMP Leeds to tackle the causes of the ‘poor’ safety […]
Improvements to application and billing processes are set to be made on 20 March 2018. Changes are being made to make it easier to apply and bill for criminal legal aid work to reduce the number of rejected applications. The improvements will be made on 20 March 2018 and affect: CRM14 eForm applications CRM4 grant letters […]
The Parole Board is moving to a new IT platform on 12 March, which means that its phone numbers and email addresses are changing. The new contact details are now available to APL Members via our Members Only Site.
We have three events scheduled this year: 24 April 2018 10 July 2018 23 October 2018