Youth Justice Board: guidance on custody

This publication was withdrawn on 4 February 2016

The information in this publication is now out of date.

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



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