YJB sets out plans for youth custody – Youth Justice Board

Posted March 27th, 2012 in detention, news, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“Plans setting out how custody for children and young people will be developed over the next three years have today [26 March] been published by the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. (YJB)”

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Youth Justice Board, 26th March 2012

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

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Unlawful restraint widespread in child jails for a decade, says judge – The Guardian

“The unlawful use of restraint was widespread in privately run child jails in Britain for at least a decade, a high court judge has ruled for the first time.”

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The Guardian, 12th January 2012

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Youth Justice Board saved before expected Lords defeat – The Guardian

Posted November 24th, 2011 in news, quangos, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“The justice secretary, Ken Clarke, has reprieved the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales (YJB) from abolition in advance of an expected House of Lords defeat over the move.”

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The Guardian, 23rd November 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Lords reject government bid to bin Youth Justice Board – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2011 in bills, news, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“The government has been defeated in a vote in the House of Lords over plans to abolish the Youth Justice Board.”

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BBC News, 28th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Youth Justice Board commits to improve practice in response to children and young people’s views – Youth Justice Board

Posted March 1st, 2011 in detention, news, reports, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“The routine use of full searches will stop across the secure estate, there will be a review of the criteria used to separate young people in custody to manage problems that arise, complaints will be handled more fairly and effectively and work will be undertaken with the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and the Samaritans to improve the young people’s access to helpline services.”

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Youth Justice Board, 1st March 2011

Source: www.yjb.gov.uk

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MPs in youth crime warning over funding cut plan – BBC News

Posted February 15th, 2011 in crime prevention, news, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“Crime may rise if funding is cut for youth offending prevention projects in England and Wales, MPs have warned.”

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BBC News, 15th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Reduce youth crime through early intervention – Ministry of Justice

Posted February 9th, 2011 in criminal justice, news, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“Minister Crispin Blunt said spotting and acting on signs of criminality in a child’s early years is crucial to bringing down youth offending.”

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Ministry of Justice, 8th February 2011

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

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Crispin Blunt sets out vision for youth justice – Ministry of Justice

Posted November 25th, 2010 in rehabilitation, speeches, young offenders, Youth Justice Board by sally

“Minister Crispin Blunt has set out his vision for the youth justice system.”

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Ministry of Justice, 24th November 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

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Rigorous review of youth justice published – Ministry of Justice

“A review of the Youth Justice Board and its pioneering role in managing the youth justice system has been published today.”

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Ministry of Justice, 25th March 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

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Regina (C) v Secretary of State for Justice – Times Law Reports

Regina (C) v Secretary of State for Justice

Court of Appeal

“Secondary legislation laid before Parliament three weeks after a report sent by the Youth Justice Board to the directors of privatised secure training centres holding children, following two deaths in custody, was quashed as procedurally flawed and in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 14th October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

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