Truss strips YJB of youth custody role

Neil Puffett
Friday, February 24, 2017

The Youth Justice Board (YJB) will no longer be responsible for commissioning and overseeing the youth secure estate, with a new body being established to take on the role, it has been announced.

Justice Secretary Liz Truss has announced that the YJB will no longer be responsible for commissioning and overseeing youth custody. Picture: UK Parliament
Justice Secretary Liz Truss has announced that the YJB will no longer be responsible for commissioning and overseeing youth custody. Picture: UK Parliament

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