SCYJ’s guide to the new powers sets out local policies and practices that SCYJ recommends are introduced alongside the new orders. SCYJ believes that following these research-based recommendations will give the new orders the greatest possible chance of bringing about lasting changes to children’s behaviour and so reducing anti-social behaviour in communities.
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 been a partner in the reframing crime and justice programme, led by Transform Justice, in partnership with the FrameWorks Institute. The first (research) phase of this programme was completed last year and the initial findings are here in executive summary form and here as the full report. The programme aims to shift the debate on crime and justice, and to enable the criminal justice voluntary sector to communicate more effectively, through reframing criminal justice messages.
SCYJ has responded to the Governmnet’s consultation on its plans for the Secure College Rules. The Rules will be secondary legislation setting out further details about the how secure colleges will run. The original consultation is here.