Revised police custody code ‘could undermine children’s rights’

The welfare and rights of vulnerable young people being questioned or detained by police could be threatened by proposed changes to Home Office codes of practice, a coalition of youth justice organisations has warned.

 Young people in police custody could have their rights affected by Home Office code of practice changes. Picture posed by models

The Standing Committee for Youth Justice(SCYJ), which campaigns for a better youth justice system in England and Wales, says the proposed changes to Pace Code C could be detrimental for children and young people suspected of offending.

Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People Now

 

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