An urgent, public plea from Ombudsman Adrian Usher

“Over the last few days, we confirmed that 6 deaths have occurred at HMP Parc in just under one month. I am saddened by this high number, and I offer my deepest condolences to those affected. Yesterday, we said that… Read More

PPO launches 2023/24 General Stakeholder Survey

Today the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has released their General Stakeholder Survey for 2023/24!    The feedback provided via this survey is invaluable for the PPO, as it enables us to take a closer look at each area of our… Read More

PPO announce investigations into fatal incidents on website

As of 22 February 2024, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will list the fatal incident investigations they are carrying out on their website as the deaths occur.  The PPO publishes fatal incident investigation reports on our website already, however we… Read More

Ombudsman Adrian Usher launches new Vision and Values

The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) has launched new vision and values today, driven by Ombudsman Adrian Usher’s goal to create meaningful change both for PPO staff and stakeholders. Adrian said: “The PPO’s vision and values should be reflective of… Read More