Archive for the 'Youth Justice Board' Category

Lords reject government bid to bin Youth Justice Board – BBC News

“The government has been defeated in a vote in the House of Lords over plans to abolish the Youth Justice Board.”

Full story

BBC News, 28th March 2011


Youth Justice Board commits to improve practice in response to children and young people’s views – Youth Justice Board

“The routine use of full searches will stop across the secure estate, there will be a review of the criteria used to separate young people in custody to manage problems that arise, complaints will be handled more fairly and effectively and work will be undertaken with the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and the Samaritans to improve the young people’s access to helpline services.”

Full story

Youth Justice Board, 1st March 2011


MPs in youth crime warning over funding cut plan – BBC News

“Crime may rise if funding is cut for youth offending prevention projects in England and Wales, MPs have warned.”

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BBC News, 15th February 2011


Reduce youth crime through early intervention – Ministry of Justice

“Minister Crispin Blunt said spotting and acting on signs of criminality in a child’s early years is crucial to bringing down youth offending.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 8th February 2011


Crispin Blunt sets out vision for youth justice – Ministry of Justice

“Minister Crispin Blunt has set out his vision for the youth justice system.”

Full speech

Ministry of Justice, 24th November 2010


Rigorous review of youth justice published – Ministry of Justice

“A review of the Youth Justice Board and its pioneering role in managing the youth justice system has been published today.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 25th March 2010


Regina (C) v Secretary of State for Justice – Times Law Reports

Regina (C) v Secretary of State for Justice

Court of Appeal

“Secondary legislation laid before Parliament three weeks after a report sent by the Youth Justice Board to the directors of privatised secure training centres holding children, following two deaths in custody, was quashed as procedurally flawed and in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 14th October 2008


Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

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