General enquiries/Inspection Support enquiries:

Tel: 0161 240 5336


You can also follow us @HMIProbation.

HMI Probation has offices in Manchester and London

Manchester office:

HM Inspectorate of Probation
1st Floor
Manchester Civil Justice Centre
1 Bridge Street West
Manchester M3 3FX

London office:

HM Inspectorate of Probation
Post Point 9.54
9th Floor, The Tower
102 Petty France

HMI Probation Staff

HM Chief Inspector of Probation

  • Paul McDowell
    0161 240 5337

HM Assistant Chief Inspectors of Probation

  • Julie Fox (Inspections of Youth Offending Work)
    0161 240 5336
  • Sally Lester (Inspections of Adult Offending Work)
    0161 240 5336
  • Alan MacDonald (Prison Offender Management Inspection)
    0161 240 5336 
  • Andy Smith (Thematic inspections)
    020 334 3294 

Press and Media Relations Manager (shared with HMI Prisons, and Prisons and Probation Ombudsman)

  • Jane Parsons 
    07880 787452 

Inspection and support service staff

To contact staff, call 0161 240 5336 


Making a complaint

HMI Probation complaints procedure 

HM Inspectorate of Probation


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