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Standing Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ) new report on ensuring custody is the last resort for children in England & Wales. SCYJ is an alliance of organisations working to improve the youth justice system in England and Wales. We advocate a child-focused youth justice system that promotes the integration of children in trouble with the law into society and […]

Ensuring Custody is the Last Resort for Children in England ...



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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest figures surrounding NEET children and young people in the UK. There were an estimated 771,000 young people (aged 16 to 24 years) in the UK who were not in education, employment or training (NEET) in January to March 2020; this was an increase of 6,000 compared with January […]

Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training (UK May ...



As a result of the huge efforts everyone has made to adhere to strict social distancing measures, the transmission rate of coronavirus (COVID-19) has decreased, therefore, the Department of Education (DFE) will be exploring the opening of educational settings from the week commencing 1 June 2020.   Read the full phased plan here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-educational-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020/actions-for-education-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020  

Actions for Education and Childcare Settings to Prepare for Wider ...


Young Person Secure Stairs
Secure Stairs forms part of specialised health and justice work commissioned through NHS England’s Five Year Forward View for Mental Health launched in 2016 to improve mental healthcare provision across the UK. With funding jointly awarded by the NHS, the Department for Education and the Ministry of Justice, this integrated care framework focuses on young people being accommodated […]

The Liminality Group and Central North and Northwest London NHS ...




The Home Office has announced today (Wednesday 4 March 2020) that from next month new powers to tackle knife crime will be piloted by the Metropolitan Police.   Knife Crime Prevention Orders (KCPOs) were introduced through the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 and will give officers an additional tool to steer those most at risk away from violent crime. […]

Introduction of Knife Crime Prevention Orders


Fiona Simpson writes in CYP NOW that as many as 40 young offenders may be granted temporary release from young offender institutions and secure training centres due to the coronavirus pandemic. CYP Now understands that young offenders are set to make up one per cent of the 4,000 prisoners eligible for the Ministry of Justice’s temporary release scheme. As many as […]

YOUNG OFFENDERS ELIGIBLE FOR TEMPORARY RELEASE TO EASE SPREAD OF ...