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Two employees receive national award from Princess Royal

11 March 2016

Two of our employees have received the highest accolades in the justice sector from HRH Princess Royal at this yearís Butler Trust Awards.

Senior Probation Officer Joanne Wood won a Butler Trust Award, one of only ten given each year, for her outstanding dedication and all-round excellence in her work with persistent prolific offenders in her former role as a Probation Officer based in our Crawley Office. 

Support Services Assistant David Morris received a Commendation, one of only 20 given each year, for the high level of commitment and quality he demonstrates in all aspects of his role in Worthing.

Joanne and David received their awards from the Butler Trust’s Patron, HRH Princess Royal at a ceremony held at St James’s Palace on 10 March. 

Senior Probation Officer Joanne Wood said: “I’m just doing my job so it’s a real honour to be recognised on this grand scale. I feel incredibly privileged to receive the award from HRH Princess Royal at St James’s Palace.”

Support Services Assistant David Morris said: “To receive such an honourable award is an incredible experience.”

The Butler Trust Annual Awards, now in their 31st year, recognise outstanding contributions by people working in UK prisons, probation and youth justice.


More details on award winners and commendees and their work can be found at http://www.butlertrust.org.uk/winners/


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