Archive: Young Offenders Institutions

HMYOI Hindley saw 251 reports of bullying and 167 incidents of self-harm in six months

Assault, suicide and neglect: The reality of children behind bars

"Not enough has changed at HMYOI Hindley, two-and-a-half years on from my son dying."

Opinion Former Articles

  • John Reid under fire after Youth Justice Board chairman quits

    Another blow as youth justice chief quits

    The pressure on the home secretary increased today with news that the head of the Youth Justice Board (YJB), a strong critic of the government's offender policies, has resigned.

  • David Cameron says the Tories stand for love and justice

    Cameron demands 'social solution' to crime

    Crime is a "social phenomenon" and society must take responsibility for the drug and alcohol problems, abuse and family breakdowns that cause it, David Cameron has said.

  • Youth Justice Board warns of crisis in youth custody system

    Youth prisons in 'meltdown'

    The number of young people in custody is reaching crisis point and government must take urgent action to avoid a "meltdown", the Youth Justice Board has warned.

  • Youth justice expert calls for age of criminal responsibility to be raised

    Criminal age 'should be raised to 14'

    The age of criminal responsibility should be raised to 14 and new prosecutors appointed with the aim of keeping children out of jail, an expert has recommended.

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