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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 12th March 2019.

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Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

As the hon. Gentleman says, that is a fantastic organisation. We are, of course, conducting a very detailed consultation on the future of probation, but to reassure him, the principles behind Durham’s CRC and, in particular, the involvement of local authorities and of the voluntary sector and the close co-ordination with the National Probation Service are fundamental to our reforms.