Youth offending teams (YOTs) are refusing to send young people to Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre following a damning Ofsted inspection report which revealed gross misconduct by staff at the facility, Children and Young People Now reports.
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Community Sentences Digest highlights that in 2007, 162,648 people started court orders in the community, the highest ever recorded number. It represents a 36 per cent increase in the decade since 1997. The orders include both community sentences and Suspended Sentence Orders.