Chris Grayling should take careful note of today's Guardian front page, because when things go wrong as a result of his omnishambles, this is where the story ends up:-
Now interestingly the warning comes not from the usual suspects like Napo - in fact there's widespread unrest amongst the ranks regarding their poor handle on PR generally since the departure of Harry Fletcher - it comes from the Chairs of three Probation Trusts no less:-
After relatively positive performance last month, Sept's figs are not good. Totally gutted. Need to get to bottom of problems and fast.
staff morale and motivation is, almost universally, at rock bottom. Very hard to maintain performance in such circumstances.