It would seem that it's proving remarkably difficult for MoJ/Noms to get the voluntary sector on board with the TR omnishambles. For some reason, probably connected with the Work Programme debacle, they seem remarkably unwilling to step forward and commit to putting a bid in. As a result, I note that special efforts are being made to woo the sector. Here we have a senior civil servant despatched to a conference and basically begging them:-
The government’s rehabilitation reforms will not have been a success if no voluntary sector organisations win contracts to become prime providers, a senior civil servant said yesterday.