Policy & Practice

Stuart Allardyce is the chair of the Policy and Practice Sub-Committee

The Policy and Practice Sub-Committee helps develop policy and good practice within the organisation and in the wider professional community. In fulfilling this overall objective, the Sub-Committee:

Assists in the development of NOTA policy, including drafting policy documents relating to key aspects of sex offender work;Promotes ‘good practice’ both within the organisation and externally.

Assists NOTA in positively influencing the wider policy response to sex offenders. This includes the formulation of formal responses to proposed government legislation, guidance and consultation papers, etc

NOTA Policy Principles

Call for Volunteers 

Current Papers to download:

NOTA written submission to the Justice Select Committee’s consultation on needs of older offenders in the prison estate

Response to the Online Harms White Paper from NOTA

Children and Young People With Harmful Sexual Behaviour Definitions РLibby Ashurst

Situational Crime Prevention – Paper prepared for NOTA Policy Committee by Professor Stephen Smallbone

NOTA Medication paper (PDF)

NOTA Polygraph paper (PDF)

NOTA Assessment of Children and Young People displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour

NOTA Assessment, Treatment and Management of Sexual Offenders with Personality Disorders paper (PDF)