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Police officers and youth workers should be based in schools to help protect pupils from violence, according to the children's commissioner for England.

YOI fails to address violent incidents among young people

By Joanne Parkes |

05 September 2019

A young offender institution in Staffordshire has not done enough to address the "significant over-representation" of under 21s involved in violent incidents at the setting, according to inspectors.

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MoJ publishes plans to improve 'unsafe' YOI

By Neil Puffett |

23 August 2019

Staff at Feltham Young Offender institution (YOI) will receive extra training as part of efforts to address dangerous conditions, while the number of young people held there will continue to be limited until improvements are made, the government has said.

Curfews could be imposed on young people to steer them away from knife crime, under government proposals.

The government is using takeaway chicken boxes to communicate an anti-knife crime message to young people.

Summer initiative targets youth violence

By Dan Parton |

14 August 2019

Young people at risk of violence are the focus of a new charity initiative that is offering more than 200 free courses this summer.

The government is to undertake a one-year spending round for public services in 2020-21, Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has announced.

Youth justice policy is being led by former government whip Wendy Morton, following Boris Johnson's reshuffle.

Young offenders are being released from custody without suitable housing and support, according to a damning report by inspectors.