Youth resettlement – final report into work in the community, the latest report from HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Prisons, has prompted calls for more support for young people released from custody. Our Director, Richard Garside is amongst those calling for the state to address it failures.
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...