Sport can tackle the problem of youth justice disproportionality

James Mapstone, chief executive, Alliance of Sport in Criminal Justice
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

In the 12 months before March 2020, children from black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) backgrounds made up more than half the population in youth custody. In 2018/19, white children committed 61 per cent of all serious offences, but only accounted for 51 per cent of children in custody according to the Youth Justice Board’s Exploring Racial Disparity report.

James Mapstone: "We’ll help create a fair and open criminal justice system where no person faces discrimination”
James Mapstone: "We’ll help create a fair and open criminal justice system where no person faces discrimination”

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