Young adults in the criminal justice system Contents


Committee information


1 Background

The previous Committee’s report

The then Government’s response

Summary of subsequent developments

Reasons for our follow-up report

2 The Government’s approach to young adults in the criminal justice system


Policy and practice

Cross-government work

3 The Government’s progress

Young adult specific work

Assessment of maturity

Building the evidence base

Appropriate custodial options

Transition between the youth and adult justice systems

Care leavers

BAME young adults

Prosecution and sentencing

Young adult courts

Generalised initiatives which may benefit young adults


Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 20 June 2018