Justice Committee calls on Government to commit to more fundamental reform on young adults

Eighteen months after the publication of the Government’s response to the Justice Committee’s landmark report on young adults, the Committee has found that the approach taken by ministers has been too narrow and that the government should commit “to more fundamental reform”. In a report published yesterday which assesses progress made by the government in […]

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Prison inspectors critical of young adult regime

Today, HM Inspectorate of Prisons published its report on a young adult prison, HMYOI Aylesbury. A summary of the findings are below.   YOI Aylesbury holds 440 of the longest sentenced 18-20 year olds the English prison system, including young adults serving life sentences Nearly two-thirds of the young people reported feeling unsafe, and there […]

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