Policy paper

Government response: report from Office of the Children's Commissioner

Government response to a report from the Office of the Children's Commissioner

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Government response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s Report: ‘I think I must have been born bad’

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On 23 June 2011 the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) published ‘I think I must have been born bad’, a report into the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people in the youth justice system.

The report contained 19 principal recommendations for the Ministry of Justice (including the National Offender Management Service), the Youth Justice Board and the Department of Health.

This is the joint Governmental response to each of these.

Published 10 November 2011