‘Inadequate support’ for released young offenders
11 August 2019
BBC News are reporting that a joint report by the Inspectorate of Prisons and Inspectorate of Probation has concluded that young offender institutions in England and Wales fail to provide necessary support for children to succeed in life after custody. In many cases, secure accommodation is not lined up, while mental health support, education and employment are often not arranged.
The report also found "inadequate" planning to protect others from the risk posed by those released