The parole journey: for parole practitioners

This guide for staff, offenders and their representatives covers what happens in the parole process, and the duties of the practitioners involved.


The parole journey, 2012 to 2013

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This document covers each stage of the parole process in detail, including:

  • when cases are referred to the Parole Board

  • how the paperwork is put together

  • how cases are listed

  • the paper review

  • the oral review

  • the decision

  • after the decision

It includes information on what the Parole Board, prison and probation staff members and others need to do at each stage. This guidance is aimed at anyone with an interest in the parole process, including staff, offenders and their representatives.

Published 28 July 2014