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Responses to ‘Paying for Results?’

Responses to the Social Market Foundation's 'Paying for Results?' briefing paper
Published: 09 August 2013
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SMF Briefing: Paying for results? Rethinking probation reform

This briefing note examines the detailed proposals for the all-important payment by results aspect of the scheme. The analysis shows that the proposed payment regime creates perverse incentives such that providers risk making losses if they seek to cut reoffending. The paper offers solutions to the problems identified that would improve incentives on providers and offer much better value for money to the taxpayer.
Published: 09 August 2013
Author: Ian Mulheirn
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Prison Break: Tackling recidivism, reducing costs

A radical new approach to tackle re-offending with much less public money is needed in the decade to come. This publications sets out just such an approach.
Published: 21 March 2010
Author(s): Barney Gough, Ian Mulheirn, Verena Menne
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Returning to its Roots: A new role for the third sector in probation

The report also explores how the reform and improvement agenda, involving an increased role for the third sector, could be taken forward. This includes an assessment of the current barriers and challenges to reform, particularly around procurement capacity, commissioning and a level playing field.
Published: 13 September 2006
Author: Natalie Tarry
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