Youth custody conditions make 'tragedy inevitable', chief inspector warns

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The current state of youth custody is so dangerous that tragedy is "inevitable" unless urgent action is taken, the chief inspector of prisons has warned.

Peter Clarke, chief inspector of prisons, has called for government action to improve safety in youth custody. Picture: HM Inspectorate of Prisons
Peter Clarke, chief inspector of prisons, has called for government action to improve safety in youth custody. Picture: HM Inspectorate of Prisons

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