Member Case Assessment Guidance
Member Case Assessment (MCA) is a form of triage for every case that is referred to the Parole Board.
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The MCA process was introduced in 2014 and aims to ensure that all cases will be dealt with appropriately, proportionately, effectively and consistently across the Board in order to:
- Ensure fair, rigorous and timely reviews
- Allow good quality analysis and directions (that is, defensible decisions, more accurate compliance with directions, and less delay) that identify the key issues in a case
- Introduce a consistent approach for all case types
- Enable the panel that considers the case at an oral hearing to concentrate on making an evidenced-based assessment of risk.
The latest edition of the MCA guidance for members is now available.