YJB proposes cuts to spending on youth custody staff

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Spending on staff in young offender institutions (YOIs) will be cut and efforts to make the restraint system safer will be shelved as part of Youth Justice Board (YJB) proposals to deal with emergency in-year cuts imposed by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), it has emerged.

The Prisons Inspectorate has expressed concerns about rising levels of violence in YOIs. Picture: Peter Crane
The Prisons Inspectorate has expressed concerns about rising levels of violence in YOIs. Picture: Peter Crane

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