Andrez Harriott


The Liminality Group – an organisation that helps young people to secure a better future – has been awarded a contract with the Central Northwest London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to support the delivery of mental health and primary care services within a youth offender’s institution.   The seven-year contract builds on an existing three-year partnership between the two […]

The Liminality Group secures decade-long NHS contract to support young ...




Reports on the separation of children in Young Offender Institutions by the Separation taskforce and Sir Alan Wood. The findings in these reports will support the government’s commitment to HM Inspectorate of Prisons to develop a new model of separation for Young Offender Institutions.   Full report here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/893199/separation-children-yoi-time-improvement.pdf  

The Separation of Children in Young Offenders Institutions – Time ...


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 ...




A report published by the HM Inspectorate of Probation following an inspection in January rates the service, run by Oxfordshire County Council, as “good” overall. Chief inspector of probation Justin Russell praised the “innovative” range of work being done to help children who had been victims or were at risk of exploitation through initiatives including clinics run by Oxfordshire police […]

OXFORDSHIRE YOUTH JUSTICE SERVICE PRAISED OVER WORK TO TACKLE CHILD ...


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 ...


The digital safety and wellbeing kit provides useful tips and guidance to help protect your child on a range of issues including video calling, how to ensure your device and web browser are set up and updated correctly and tips regarding best practice with your username and passwords.   Click here to download toolkit: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/coronavirus/digital-safety-and-wellbeing-kit/  

Children’s Commissioner Launches Digital Safety and Wellbeing Kit (COVID 19)