Children and Young People Now - Youth Justice

The most recent articles from youth justice
  1. Calls to overhaul youth remand system

    A report by the charity Transform Justice says poor practice and lack of understanding of child welfare is leading to children being unnecessarily imprisoned on remand. Although the number of children...

  2. Spending on children's centres and youth services down £140m

    Section 251 outturn data for 2017/18 shows local government expenditure on services for young people were also slashed by £32m in 2017/18, compared to the previous financial year. The data submitted...

  3. YOI fails younger inmates, inspection finds

    HM Inspectorate of Prisons, Ofsted, Care Quality Commission and General Pharmaceutical Council inspectors found in July to August 2018 that HMP YOI Isis had not acted upon recommendations made two years...

  4. Draft standards miss the mark

    Revised national standards for how to work with children in the youth justice system have been criticised by youth justice organisations for being "vague" and lacking details -which in turn could lead...

  5. Serious violence: £200m fund opens to youth projects

    Plans for the £200m Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) were announced by the government in October 2018. The fund will invest its money in programmes designed to guide vulnerable young people away from crime...

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