Inspectors criticise Rainsbrook STC for locking up children 23 hours a day for two weeks on arrival

Fiona Simpson
Monday, December 7, 2020

Children who arrived at Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre during the Covid-19 pandemic were locked in cells for more than 23 hours each day for their first two weeks, inspectors have found.

Children as young as 15 were 'subject to solitary confinement', inspectors found. Picture: Adobe Stock
Children as young as 15 were 'subject to solitary confinement', inspectors found. Picture: Adobe Stock

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