Latest from the campaign to end child imprisonment

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

In advance of today's Westminster Hall debate on the abolition of child imprisonment, the steering group of the End Child Imprisonment campaign have produced a joint briefing

The document is unequivocal that the child's best interests must always be a primary consideration and urges cross-party commitment to the immediate closure of young offender institutions and secure training centres.

The steering group call for investment in services and support for children and families with specialist and skilled provision for the small number of children who present a serious risk to themselves or others. 

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