The dominant theme in criminal justice this week has been children in prison. The Chief Inspector's annual children in custody report found that even under 18s are now routinely banged up for 22 hours per day and that 40 children inside still feel unsafe.
The fallout from Met Commissioner Cressida Dick's speech in which she called for more imprisonment for young offenders goes on and Beyond Youth Custody has published a helpful new resettlement framework.
In other news, the depressing confirmation that the MoJ budget will have been cut by 40% in real terms by 2020.
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Annual children in custody report
The experiences of child lifers
Shauneen Lambe opinion piece.
HMP Northumberland inspection
40% real terms cut in decade
Moving account of a family visit to prison
Gangs, Hot Cars, Hot Spots, and Diversity Training
CCJS enlists Sadiq Khan's support
Joe Kuipers on HMIProbation changes
Baby faces stay out of jail