Pain-inducing restraint of vulnerable children: legal challenge on hold

Article 39’s application for permission to apply for judicial review of the authorisation of pain-inducing restraint on children has been stayed pending the Charlie Taylor Review and the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights. This means we can return to court should children’s human rights continue to be breached after both investigations … Read more

CHAIR OF YOUTH JUSTICE BOARD TO LEAD REVIEW OF PAIN-INDUCING RESTRAINT ON CHILDREN

In a letter this week to Shadow Children’s Minister Emma Lewell-Buck MP, Justice Minister Edward Argar MP announced that Charlie Taylor has been appointed to lead a review of the authorisation of pain-inducing restraint on children detained in young offender institutions and secure training centres, and during escort to these prisons and secure children’s homes. … Read more