Majority of children in custody have been in care, report finds

Two-thirds of children in custody have been in local authority care, a new report finds, prompting calls for an improvement in relationships between children and staff to create a “stable environment” for...

Childhood in care raises risk of entering English youth justice system eightfold

The largest ever study of care experience and the youth justice system in England has revealed that children who have lived in care are eight times more likely to have received a youth justice caution or...

Criminalisation of children in care

Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University, Lancaster University, Liverpool John Moore University and University of Bristol have written a report analysing 36 local authority protocols on reducing...

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