Youth justice is a devolved policy area. This debate pack provides an overview of youth justice policy and safety in youth custody in England and Wales in preparation for a House of Commons debate January 2016.
Reference: Cromarty, H. Cracknell, R. Rogers, D. (2016). Safety in Youth Custody CDP-0017. London: HoC Library
A BBC Panorama programme, Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed, was based on an undercover investigation at Medway Secure Training Centre and broadcast on 11 January 2016. The BBC programme stimulated debate and media attention on safety in youth custody.
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