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Young adult offenders further evidence

11 January 2016

The Justice Committee holds second evidence session on their Young adult offenders inquiry.

Witnesses

Tuesday 12 January 2016, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 9.45 am

  • Lord Harris of Haringey, Chair of the Harris Review

At 10.25 am (approx.)

  • Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE, Chair of the Task Group producing the Young Review
  • Mr Jeremy Crook, Director, Black Training Enterprise Group
  • Mr Raheel Mohammed, Director, Maslaha

At 11.05 am (approx.)

  • Lord McNally, Chairman and Ms Lin Hinnigan, Chief Executive, Youth Justice Board

Purpose of the session

This session will examine: relevant aspects of Lord Harris’s review into self-inflicted deaths in prison of young adults and the Government response; the implications of Baroness Young’s review of how to improve outcomes for young black and Muslim men in the criminal justice system; and what can be learnt from the youth justice system to inform more appropriate responses to young adults.

Further information

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