"Video calling for prisoners might well be the best thing to come out of COVID in prisons." Phil Copple Director General HMPPS The Coronavirus outbreak forced many people to get to grips with using video technology as a safe way …
What the Digital Services Division has been up to this week, including kick-starting work on tribunal decisions, meeting devs at GDS, and visiting Gartree Prison.
Gavin Bell on his first two weeks as a product/service manager on the prison visits booking project.
Week notes on the work of the digital team: researching prison visits booking, visiting probation officers in Kent, improving the tribunal decisions database and court finder, and the Lasting Power of Attorney pilot.
Chris Mitchell on testing a new online tool for creating Lasting Power of Attorney forms, and getting people to take part in the pilot.
Alice Newton talks about how we're using our exemplars to pave the way for a digital MOJ.
Antonia Romeo, MOJ's digital leader, speaks at the Sprint13 conference about our progress so far.
Simon Manby on testing and developing versions of a new tool that will allow the public to create a Lasting Power of Attorney online.
Vera Mehta describes some of the challenges in developing a new, improved version of the court finder tool.
Aidan Muller on measuring the success of You be the Judge – an interactive tool that helps the public understand how sentencing works.
Graham Lee talks about how we've been testing a new tool that will help the public work out if they can get legal aid.