The Disproportionate Representation of BAME Young People in Custody

GtD specialises in youth justice and we are aware of the disproportionate representation of BAME young people in custody as was identified in the Lammy Report. We commissioned an article in partnership with CYPN to understand why BAME young people are over-represented in the custody population.
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Youth Justice: Evidence Based Policy in 2017?

This month has seen the publication of Lord Taylor’s Review of the Youth Justice System in England & Wales. In his comprehensive report, Taylor makes a number of recommendations "to transform the youth justice system in which young people are treated as children first and offenders second, and in which they are held to account for their offending".
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