Pledge to close all child prisons in election manifestos, urge campaigners

Joe Lepper
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

All prisons for children should be closed and young people only prosecuted as a last resort, according to a raft of demands from a coalition of more than 70 children's organisations.

Children should only be incarcerated in secure children's homes, according to campaigners. Picture: Guzelian
Children should only be incarcerated in secure children's homes, according to campaigners. Picture: Guzelian

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