The disproportionality journey of the child is part of the YJB
's work to improve transparency and therefore trust in the youth justice system.
's statistics show similar reductions for the number of first time entrants (FTEs) to the Youth Justice System and to the number of young people sentenced in 2013/14.The number of young people sentenced to immediate custody fell by 21 per cent from 2, 815 in 2012/13 to 2, 226 in 2013/14.
Steve Hewer, contract director at Hassockfield, said: "While we are naturally disappointed at the YJB
's decision to withdraw from the centre, we understand the reasons behind it.
chief executive John Drew said: "Whether or not a young person is sentenced to custody is at the discretion of the court, and decisions can be influenced by many factors such as the severity of the offence.
And we have forked out a total of pounds 3billion since the Youth Justice Board (YJB
) was set up ten years ago to stamp out kiddy crime.
Offenders handed a 12 month version of the Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme (ISSP) had to be deemed "non-compliant" on 40.5 occasions on average before official action was taken against them, according to a Youth Justice Board (YJB
The girls were split into four teams named after famous women from the world of computing; YJB
There is more to do and we continue to work hard alongside our local authority partners, the Youth Justice Board (YJB
) and local youth offending teams to embed the substantial changes we have made and we will use the recommendations in this report to drive further progress over the coming months."
This is due to the different interpretations local authorities make on policies from the Youth Justice Board (YJB
) leading to what many have termed as a 'postcode lottery' (Ramsbotham, as cited in Hill, 2012) of youth justice services.
Hassockfield Secure Training Centre (STC), in County Durham's Consett, will shut in April after the shock announcement by the Youth Justice Board (YJB
) on Thursday.