Youth prisons have capacity to cope with rise in remands after riots, confirms YJB chief

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Youth jails have more than enough capacity to deal with an expected surge in demand as a result of riots breaking out across England, the head of the Youth Justice Board (YJB) has said.

Drew: 'There is plenty of capacity in the system.' Image: Emilie Sandy
Drew: 'There is plenty of capacity in the system.' Image: Emilie Sandy

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