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Concerns raised over youth custody as more young prisoners segregated

Wednesday 10th of October 2018 | Europe, United Kingdom
Belfast Telegraph
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The number of times young offenders have been locked up on their own has increased dramatically over the past four years, despite the overall number of children being detained falling, a report found.

The study by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England raises questions about whether youth custody is always the most appropriate setting.

The average length of periods of segregation has doubled from eight to 16 days between 2014 and 2018, with 70% of episodes of segregation lasting more than one week.

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