SCYJ has published a new report on the childhood criminal records system in England and Wales. Growing Up, Moving On, documents compelling evidence that the childhood criminal record system inhibits access to education, employment and housing, and so works against rehabilitation and the aims of the youth justice system. It calls for reform of the system.
The Standing Committee for Youth Justice is very active in responding to consultations related to youth justice issues and preparing briefings for Parliamentarians as Bills go through Parliament.
SCYJ has responded to the Editors’ Code Committee review of the press’ regulatory Code of Practice.
We recommend three changes to the Editor’s Code of Practice concerning reporting on children. Read our submission here.