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By Joe Lepper |
14 December 2017
Council failures are to blame for the placement of one in three homeless young offenders in unsuitable and unsafe accommodation across England and Wales, according to probation inspectors.
By Nina Jacobs |
13 December 2017
Instances of the controversial practice of police using spit hoods on children have risen dramatically this year, according to figures obtained by the Children's Rights Alliance for England (Crae).
By Tristan Donovan |
12 December 2017
The welfare and rights of vulnerable young people being questioned or detained by police could be threatened by proposed changes to Home Office codes of practice, a coalition of youth justice organisations has warned.
04 December 2017
Labour has called on the government to deploy youth workers in hospitals to counter the growing number of young people dying from knife crime.
28 November 2017
Children are being exploited by drugs gangs through so-called "county lines" crime, in at least two thirds of police force areas a National Crime Agency report has found.
27 November 2017
More than a third of police and crime commissioners do not fund youth crime prevention initiatives, a government study has found.
Six out of 10 children and young people arrested in London are from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, accordingly to latest analysis by criminal justice campaigners.
23 November 2017
A secure training centre that saw more than 300 violent assaults on staff and young people in just six months has been branded unsafe by those who work there, according to a damning inspection report.
22 November 2017
Young people in custody are being locked up in their cells for too long and are missing out on vital support due to staff shortages across the secure estate, inspectors have warned.
13 November 2017
Case audits are helping agencies in Cheshire West and Chester deliver well co-ordinated and effective action to prevent the neglect of children, a deep-dive inspection has found.
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