Youth Justice Board

Why Are There More Muslim Men In Youth Jails

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

The proportion of young Muslim men in youth jails in England and Wales rose by more than a quarter last year, figures showed on Friday. One in five...

Picking up the Tab for Child Imprisonment

Penelope Gibbs | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK Politics
Penelope Gibbs

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.