Levels of violence against staff and young people at a secure training centre (STC) have more than doubled in the past year, a joint inspection has found.
A rise in the number of young people in custody could be linked to a surge in knife possession offences.
The loss of its overall majority has been politically costly for the government, but it has also caused policy upheaval and ministerial changes affecting children's services. Sector leaders consider the implications.
Although the population of the youth secure estate has dropped substantially, youth custody settings are struggling to improve support for young people, with outcomes described as "not good enough".
Neil Puffett has trawled the manifestos to provide the definitive guide to what the three main UK-wide parties pledge on key issues for children, young people and families.
Analysis of voluntary sector projects shows successful approaches to helping young people leave custody.
Justice Secretary Liz Truss has, in recent weeks, made a sweeping range...
Authors: Katie Buston, Alison Parkes and Danny Wight, University of Glasgow....