Proposal to reopen Rainsbrook STC amid fears youth custody numbers will double by 2024

Joe Lepper
Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Ministry of Justice and the Prison and Probation Service have warned that the number of children in custody is expected to double by 2024, prompting ministers to consider reopening the controversial Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre (STC).

The number of young people in custody is expected to double by 2024, a report warns. Picture: Adobe Stock
The number of young people in custody is expected to double by 2024, a report warns. Picture: Adobe Stock

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