Children and Young People Now - Youth Justice

The most recent articles from youth justice
  1. Pain-inducing restraint ban: Government delays decision

    A recently published government response to the joint committee on human rights' report, Youth detention: solitary confinement and restraint, suggests it "remains undecided" on the practice, according...

  2. New joint inspections to target children's mental health

    Councils, schools, the police, youth offending teams, and health professionals will be subject to the new regime from September 2019. Ofsted, Care Quality Commission (CQC), HMI Constabulary and Fire...

  3. Legal duty on public bodies to tackle knife crime together

    Concerns had been raised by councils over the prospect of individual professionals being placed under the public health duty, after Home Secretary Sajid Javid launched an eight-week consultation on the...

  4. Boost legal protection and funding for child victims of domestic abuse, campaigners urge

    The landmark bill, which received its first reading yesterday (16 July), introduces the first statutory definition of domestic abuse as well as a commissioner to champion victims and survivors. Charities...

  5. Prison leadership scheme ready for rollout

    The postgraduate programme, which began in London and the southeast, and was extended to the youth secure estate, will now be rolled out across the north of England from September 2019. The 36 trainees...