Issue details

Youth Justice Plan 2019/20

The Youth Justice Plan is prepared on an annual basis on behalf of Herefordshire Council, Shropshire Council, Telford and Wrekin Council and Worcestershire County Council in accordance with the guidance “Youth Justice Plans: YJB Practice Note for Youth Offending Partnerships”

The Youth justice Plan sets out how youth justice services across West Mercia are structured and funded and identifies key actions to address identified risks to service delivery and improvement.

The plan outlines the partnerships priorities for 2019/20 and provides commentary on the three national performance indicators for youth offending services;

• Rate of first time entrants to the youth justice system
• The number and rate of custodial sentences
• The proportion of young people re-offending

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/12/2019

Decision due: 2 Jan 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children, Young People & Education

Lead director: Director: Children's & Adult Services

Contact: Damon Pope, Commissioning & Procurement (Vulnerable People) Team Leader Email:


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