Earlier this month, Article 39 and others wrote to Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC MP urging the release of children from prison wherever possible. Carolyne Willow, Article 39’s Director, said: “Children need to be with their families or in care settings where their health and well-being can be secured and their fears and questions answered. … Read more
Article 39 has sent a briefing to Members of Parliament ahead of this afternoon’s (23 March) Second Reading debate on the Coronavirus Bill. You can read the full briefing here. Information for children and young people about the coronavirus can be found on our rights4children website here.