Press Releases

User Voice Press Releases


17.03.2015: User Voice and Probation Institute Announce New Partnership.: User Voice and The Probation Institute come together to promote purposeful and effective probation services.

23.02.2015: Mark Johnson MBE: Mark Johnson is honoured in the New Year Honours List 2015 for his services to Vulnerable People through User Voice,


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07.11.2012: WipeTheSlateClean: A non political campaign:  Bob Ashford heads a campaign supported by User Voice to ensure that criminal records are not a sentence for life.


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07.04.2011: Publication of final What’s Your Story? report: The government should support the creation of an offender-led national employment agency as part of its wider strategy to reduce unemployment and crime.

21.03.2011: Publication of report on Restraint in the Secure Estate: A new report published today by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner says international standards must be used as a benchmark for the safe use of restraint in the secure juvenile estate when required as a measure of last resort.

01.03.2011: Publication of report on Safeguarding in the Secure Estate: Youth Justice Board commits to improve practice in response to children and young people’s views.

08.02.2011: HMP Maidstone Prison Council Elections: Maidstone prisoners and staff to vote for their own representatives.


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01.12.2010: Excluded Youth Conference: What’s Their Story? Young offenders and policy makers meet on youth crime.

03.07.2010: Publication of The Power Inside report: Give prisoners more power to improve prisons.


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19.05.2009: Saatchi & Saatchi Work Experience Project: User Voice launches new work experience initiative for Britain’s young offenders and shows that life really is for sharing.

23.03.2009: Cabinet Office Roundtable: We Need to Talk: Mark Johnson and Britain’s excluded teenagers request meeting with MPs.