Youth Justice Board: guidance on custody

An introduction to the work of the Youth Justice Board (YJB) within the secure estate, particularly custody for children and young people.

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Youth Justice Board: guidance on custody


This publication (Welsh and English versions) describes:

  • the secure estate and the role of Youth Justice Board (YJB) within it
  • what custody is like for children and young people
  • what YJB thinks about custody
  • YJB improvements
  • monitoring performance
  • life after custody
  • desirable developments for the future
Published 30 August 2014