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Given the sheer number of people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds in our criminal justice system (CJS) a review like this was overdue. Many of those who watch the CJS closely, including some of those who work in it, report that race has slipped down the list of priorities. This is reflected in policy documents […]

Lets Us Never Forget The David Lammy Review


Nina Jacobs from CYPNOW explores a recent study which suggests that Police officers should be trained in understanding the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on young people in order to tackle an increase in child to parent violence. Researchers found there were 515 incidents of CCVAB which increased month on month between March and July 2019, peaking at […]

Police Need Training In Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE”s)


  Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, said “This is a generally positive report, which details the swift actions taken to keep children safe, as well as the creativity of staff and managers in providing opportunities for children to receive meaningful interaction. Crucially, cases of COVID-19 have been contained effectively with little impact on the wider establishments. However, […]

HMIP Scrutiny Visits to Children in Young Offender Institutions During ...



The Government have released a vital resource for children currently unable to attend schools enabling stautory organisations to access technology for those most in need. Guidance for schools and colleges on how to get internet access, digital devices and support to provide remote education during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Click here for more information https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-help-with-technology-for-remote-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19  

Get Technology Support for Children and Schools During Coronavirus (COVID-19)


It’s hard to get much in the news right now, given the coronavirus pandemic gripping nations across the globe, but the Howard League published this report last month. This is the product of more than eighteen months of work and extensive research with several hundred people with knowledge of the children’s residential care sector and/or child criminal exploitation. Even […]

Victims Not Criminals: Protecting Children Living In Residential Care From ...


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 ...



The Liminality Group (TLG) in partnership with The PYE Project (Positive Youth Education) have been awarded contracts by Her Majesty’s Probation and Prison Service (HMPPS) for the continued delivery of services within young offenders custodial institutions and Secure Training Centres. Both organisations have delivered services including a bespoke Offending Behaviour Programme, Employability Programmes (ROTL) and other services in order to support some […]

TLG Awarded Her Majesty’s Probation and Prison Service Contracts




Our CEO Andrez Harriott has been busy this year developing new projects, appearing on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff as well as having the pleasure of meeting and working with a few recognisable faces along the way. Here are a few images below…..Thank you Geri Horner, Alesha Dixon, Dr Martin Glynn, Anne Marie, Akala and the Channel 5 […]

Our CEO Has Been Busy This Year!