Children and Young People Now - Youth Justice

The most recent articles from youth justice
  1. Mayor launches new £15m youth funding round

    London mayor Sadiq Khan claims the new wave of funding from the Young Londoners Fund, will provide positive opportunities for up to 40,000 young people. The fund is part of a package of measures aimed...

  2. MoJ analysis reveals trends in prolific youth offending

    Almost 80 per cent of adult prolific offenders received their first caution or conviction as a juvenile, the Prolific Offenders Criminal Pathway: Prison Events & Offender Needs report finds. Prolific...

  3. Children's commissioner calls for better data on detained children

    Almost 1,500 children are locked up by the state, at a cost of £300m, but these figures could be much higher due to incomplete data, according to Who Are They? Where Are They? Children Living Behind Closed...

  4. Data links youth service cuts to knife crime rise

    The data, published by the all-party parliamentary group (on knife crime, showed councils cut their youth services spending on average by 40 per cent over the past three years. At the same time there...

  5. Reoffending from youth custody on the rise

    Quarterly statistics published by the Ministry of Justice for the period April to June 2017 show 70.5 per cent of young offenders released from custody reoffended - the last time figures reached a higher...