In care & in trouble

In care & in trouble

Children in residential care are 15 times more likely to be criminalised than other kids the same age. That can’t be right… Recently, the Howard League for Penal Reform has issued its first briefing on ending the criminalisation of children in residential...

Better justice for young people who offend…

Like everyone else, I hear lots of negative stuff about young offenders. And to be honest, it annoys the heck out of me! Until last week, I worked in a secure children’s home. We looked after 17 children serving custodial sentences for offences. This means that...