Justin Russell previously oversaw the MoJ's prisons, offender and youth justice policy
Troubled eight-year project reaches fruition as technology is to be deployed nationwide in the coming months
Announcement comes as damning report finds probation service at one of collapsed company's subsidiaries "inadequate"
Judge nods to departmental budget pressures as he hands down 12-month sentence
Move comes after report by former John Lewis HR chief Laura Whyte concluded civil servants face both abusive and abrasive behaviour
Update also reveals that only one application for financial assistance under the Windrush hardship scheme has been approved
HMPPS is "emerging from several challenging years", says MoJ permanent secretary Richard Heaton
The report also called for and end to indefinite detention, which "causes distress and anxiety and can trigger mental illness"
"One of the main criticisms levelled at the parole system was a lack of transparency," justice secretary David Gauke said as he set out refomrs following John Worboys case
Watchdog slams departmental response as ‘looking to obscure’ systemic weaknesses in the border and immigration system
Unions cry foul over delay to pensions boost but Truss says Court of Appeal decision could have £4bn annual impact
The inspection found violence had risen “alarmingly” in the last two years, largely fuelled by drugs