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PPO Learning lessons bulletin - Complaints from young people in custody

Friday 24 February 2017

The Prison and Probation Ombudsman have published their learning lessons bulletin on complaints from young people in custody. This bulletin focuses on three aspects of the management of young people in custody: adjudications, use of force, and segregation. Adjudications are the internal disciplinary procedures in YOIs. They are essentially designed for adult prisoners and can be confusing and intimidating for young people. The bulletin emphasises the important role that advocates can play in ensuring a fair hearing.

IAP Minutes for meeting on 7 December 2016

Friday 24 February 2017

The minutes have been published for the Indpendent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody meeting that was held on 7th December 2016. Items discussed include the 2015 statistical analysis report, IAP recruitment, transgender review and an update from the Chair on visits and the current workstreams.

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