If we do not make courts responsive to children's needs, we will have weaker evidence and we will have poorer justice. Because serving justice means protecting children.
To suggest social project spending cuts in Britain are to blame for the problems on the streets seen in London during this past summer is at best inac...
Barnardo's believes in children - all children, even those who offend and cause distress to their families and communities. Even these children, particularly these children, deserve another chance.
It costs over £200,000 a year to imprison a 13 year old for a year yet over 70% are re-convicted within a year of release. So surely we should only spend that kind of money if we really have to.