Youth justice is in need of a redesign

By Charlotte Ramsden | 01 December 2021

In many ways recent youth justice policy can be considered a success story, with the dramatic reductions in cautions, convictions and overall contact with the youth justice system over the last decade or so.

However, these headline achievements mask very significant challenges that require urgent attention, and crucially, action, from the over-representation of children with special educational needs and children in care to an alarming growth in racial disparities and rising use of remands.

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