TITLE

Ending lightest DTO sentences would save the YJB plenty

AUTHOR(S)
Woodward, Dean
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;10/22/2009, Issue 1792, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Youth Justice Board (YJB) of Great Britain that oversees youth justice system in England and Wales is reviewing its functioning and budget. It is expected that the review will include the potential for scope to make financial savings. Previously, the YJB was planning to cut overhead costs by 10 percent. The YJB's Corporate and Business Plan 2009-10 revealed that a whopping 60% of the total budget will be spent on keeping young people in custody.
ACCESSION #
45384006

 

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