News and Views

  • An evening in the pub for JENGba (Joint Enterprise Not Guilty by Association: fund raising with entertainment, at the Bread and Roses, Clapham, London, on 7 December 2019.   Please get along if you can.  See opposite and Events tab for details
  • National Association of Probation Officers Annual Conference.  This was held in Cardiff, 11-12 October.  PPMI was pleased to be able to share a stall with JENGbA and FASO.  It was well placed, next to the meeting hall.  There were reps. from a wide background on other stalls, including the Longford Trust, who knew about PPMI and our work.  Several delegates took our publicity material and in conversation acknowledged that some clients maintained innocence and recognised the problems this can cause.  They also recognised the hard time those maintaining innocence can have coming through the system and moving on. 
  • PPMI AGM.  We held our AGM on Tuesday 17 September.  There was a good attendance and a lively discussion.  The annual report is available, please click on the Reports tab.
  • Submission to Westminster Commission on Miscarriages of Justice.  PPMI has submitted a report for the commission.    The Commission is interested in learning from anyone with personal experience of the CCRC – both those who have been wrongly convicted and their families or friends.   For further details please click on https://appgmiscarriagesofjustice.wordpress.com
  • Inside Time, June 2019.  There is a PPMI article on p.42 of the prisoners’ newspaper: “Prisoners maintaining innocence blocked by poor risk assessments”. It is available on the Inside Time website.