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By Joe Lepper |
17 April 2019
A children's rights campaign is calling for an end to imprisonment of young offenders for punishment and as a deterrent, condemning the practice as "cruel and unproductive".
By Joanne Parkes |
11 April 2019
A youth charter aiming to strengthen and co-ordinate national policy is to be developed with young people, the minister for civil society has announced.
10 April 2019
The chair of the parliamentary education committee is urging the government to hand councils extra powers to scrutinise school exclusions.
By Gabriella Jozwiak |
Children's rights campaigners have called for the closure of Feltham Young Offenders institution (YOI) after 20 members of staff were attacked.
05 April 2019
Newham Council has been fined £145,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after its youth offending team (YOT) shared sensitive personal details about alleged gang members.
04 April 2019
A cabinet minister should be given responsibility for youth services as part of urgent moves to strengthen the sector nationally, according to a cross-party report by MPs.
03 April 2019
Youth sports projects are to be expanded to help tackle knife crime as part of a renewed government commitment to use the sector to reach those most at risk.
01 April 2019
Public sector workers could be required by law to raise concerns about children at risk of knife crime, under Home Office proposals.
By Nina Jacobs |
27 March 2019
School exclusions are a key risk factor for young people committing or becoming a victim of violent crime, an evidence session of the government's education committee has heard.
25 March 2019
The charitable foundation that will deliver a £200m Youth Endowment Fund to tackle serious violence has been named by the Home Office.
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