Two-thirds of probation risk assessments 'unsatisfactory'

The chief inspector of probation says he is "distressed" by failures in the service, amid findings Jordan McSweeney was incorrectly categorised as 'medium risk' nine days before he murdered Zara Aleena. Justin Russell admits he is "starting to lose patience" after two-thirds of probation cases inspected in the last year were "unsatisfactory in terms of the quality in risk assessment". .