MoJ considers stripping councils of youth remand funding

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Stripping local authorities of funding designed to incentivise alternatives to remand for children known to youth offending teams (YOTs) is among proposals put forward in a government consultation on reforming remand funding arrangements.

In 2022/23, 42 per cent of children in the youth custody estate were on remand. Picture: Adobe Stock
In 2022/23, 42 per cent of children in the youth custody estate were on remand. Picture: Adobe Stock

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