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  • Criminal Justice & Courts Bill HoL Committee Stage Joint Briefing Joint Briefing on the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill for Committee Stage in the House of Lords.

    The briefing addresses Part 2 of the Bill, which would introduce secure colleges as a new form of youth custody. We are opposed to secure colleges.
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  • Joint Briefing on Residence Test Joint briefing paper on the 'residence test' in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 and the Order which would bring it into effect. The test would affect vulnerable children and flout the UK's obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Read more
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - Lords Briefing Briefing from CRAE, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Standing Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ) for the House of Lords Second Reading of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, focusing on the proposals for "secure colleges" and the use of coercive force on children in custody. Read more