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New prison planned for Chorley

In following with its recent approach, the Government focuses on the economic benefits to the local area – jobs for building the prison and then employment for staffing it when complete, rather than the criminal justice rationale for building new prisons. The Chorley prison is part of the Government’s ‘New… The Ministry of Justice formally announced its plans to build a new prison in Chorley today when it published the public consultation notice – the deadline for responses is in 5 weeks (19 July 2021)....

New knife crime toolkit

The toolkit is aimed at staff in Youth Offending Teams for young people on court orders or prevention programmes, and at youth workers, Early Help and other social care officers, teachers and school staff and staff in secure settings. The Toolkit has been designed by BraveSpace, a youth justice consultancy… The Mayor of London’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) has just published a new Knife Crime Toolkit designed for professionals to use with children and young people who are at risk of carrying or using a knife. ...