Nine out of 10 children on remand in London come from BAME background

Nearly nine out of 10 children held in custody on remand in London are from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background, figures have revealed.

Statistics obtained under freedom of information requests by Transform Justice and the Howard League for Penal Reform show 87% of children on remand in the capital between July and September were from a BAME background, while 61% were black. Individuals held on remand are awaiting court hearings after being charged with an offence.

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