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Hindley YOI criticised over bullying and violence

  • Friday, August 15, 2014
A young offender institution (YOI) near Wigan is still struggling to overcome problems around bullying and violence that contributed to the suicide of a 17-year-old inmate three years ago, according to inspectors.

Inspectors slam 'unsafe' Glen Parva YOI

  • Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Glen Parva young offender institution (YOI) has been slammed by inspectors for operating an "unsafe" and "ineffective" model of custody where violence and intimidation of young people is rife.

Youth custody figures hit new low

  • Thursday, June 19, 2014
Numbers of under-18s in custody have fallen to a new low, but black and ethnic minority young people now make up four out of every 10 of those detained, latest figures reveal.