Press release

Lord McNally appointed as chair of YJB

Lord McNally has been appointed as the chair of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (YJB).

Lord McNally

Lord McNally replaces Frances Done, who steps down from her role as chair at the end of January 2014.

Frances Done said:

Lord McNally has demonstrated a very strong track record of supporting both the YJB and the interests of young people in the justice system. I know that he will provide excellent leadership to the YJB as it continues to drive improvement across youth justice, in the community and the secure estate.

Notes to editors

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Published 17 December 2013