Council failures are to blame for the placement of one in three homeless young offenders in unsuitable and unsafe accommodation across England and Wales, according to probation inspectors.
Experts assess the barriers to integrated youth and family courts system following Munby intervention.
Inspections of local safeguarding arrangements were introduced in 2016 to examine joint working across agencies, uncovering examples of how areas tackle neglect, child sexual exploitation and domestic abuse.
Lancashire and Northamptonshire police are involved in a multi-agency early intervention initiative to develop new ways of working with children and young people with the aim of diverting them from a crime pathway.
The number of local authority foster placements rose last year, with Ofsted analysis showing most councils delivering high-quality services with improvements in placement stability and post-18 support.
Justice experts react to review recommendations on ways to reduce offending by BAME young people.
Justice Secretary Liz Truss has, in recent weeks, made a sweeping range...
Authors: Katie Buston, Alison Parkes and Danny Wight, University of Glasgow....