In a report of an unannounced inspection of the Young Persons' Unit at HMP & YOI
Parc by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, covering 10 days last year and published today, three main concerns and recommendations have been published.
The questionnaire asked participants 18 questions about the type of educational activities they were involved in at the YOI
; whether they were in education prior to entering the YOI
; whether they had ever been excluded from education; about their educational qualifications; what courses they had been on at the YOI
; what kind of help and support they had received to help them find education and employment; what kinds of education and employment plans they have for after the YOI
; potential barriers to these plans and, what else the YOI
might do to help them.
ISOLATED Sam is being held at Polmont YOI
, more than 400 miles from his home on Shetland
Jan Kandrac, 17, also from a Roma community, will serve five-and-a-half years in a YOI
for one count of rape and two of indecent assault on a child.
The communication clarifies that half of the YOI
will be funded by the European Social Fund, and the other half by fresh money.
A hospital secure order offers the same protection to the public as a YOI
A spokesperson for Group 4 Securicor, which runs Parc Prison, said: "Comparing self-harm statistics at HMP and YOI
Parc with those in other Welsh prisons is neither fair nor reliable and completely fails to take into account the size and complexity of Parc and the fact that no clear guidelines exist on what prisons should report as a self-harm incident.
Three southern Thai provinces -- Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat -- and the Saba Yoi
District in Songkhla Province have been under a martial law decree since July in an effort to stop sectarian violence in the predominately Muslim area that has claimed hundreds of lives over the past two years.
Run by the legendary Pak Mochtar Lubis, an international award-winning Indonesian journalist and editor who had been jailed on occasions for his liberal advocacies, YOI
was covertly respected by the industry, but it relied on foreign (mainly U.
Sarah died in the so-called care of HMP & YOI
Problematically, as the social commentator Yoi
chi Funabashi recently wrote, 'Since the beginning of Japan's economic growth, Japanese people have relied on their companies to play the role of society'.
They were wrapped in the HMP and YOI
Parc workshops and distributed with the support of charities and organisations including Mental Health Matters, Princess of Wales Hospital children's ward and special care baby unit, Salvation Army, Bridgend council, Family Support, Y Bont, Women's Aid, Homestart, the Wallich, Flying Start Settings, Ty Hafan and Ty Cornel.