Impact of custody on care-experienced children

The University of Bedfordshire’s Vauxhall Centre for the Study of Crime has published findings from research looking at factors contributing to the over-representation of looked after children in child prisons...

The new approach keeping looked-after children out of crime in North Yorkshire

On the face of it, 15-year-old Matty is not like many children in care in North Yorkshire. He has a part-time job, goes to college, and plans to study A-levels. But a few weeks ago he was kicked out of his...

Cafcass has ‘not acted on any IRO referrals’

Court advisory service Cafcass has not brought any legal proceedings on behalf of children in care despite referrals from independent reviewing officers (IROs) over the last decade, according to data obtained...

Category - Criminal Justice