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Youth Justice Inquiry

The Scottish Parliament’s Justice 2 Committee is carrying out an inquiry to review the effectiveness of multi-agency working and to identify and assess the impact of gaps in service provision in the youth justice field.

Aim of inquiry


To review the effectiveness of multi-agency working and to identify and assess the impact of gaps in service provision in the youth justice field.

Evidence


Written evidence

To view written evidence submitted to the Committee click here.

Oral evidence


Oral evidence was taken at the Committee’s meetings on:
01/02/05
11/01/05
30/11/04
23/11/04
16/11/04

Seminar


On 19 March 2004 the Committee hosted a seminar in Glasgow . The aim of the seminar was to engage professionals and experts in debate about the Scottish youth justice system, with the objective of identifying specific problems and gaps in current services, reviews and other activity in this field, in order to define the terms of reference for the Justice 2 Committee’s inquiry.

Report

The report of the inquiry was published on 6 June 2005.

Timeline

May 2004 – call for written evidence
Aug 2004 – deadline for written evidence
Nov 2004 – February 2005 – oral evidence gathered
June 2005 – report of inquiry published

Further information

Youth Justice Inquiry Report
Seminar report

Steven Tallach , Direct Tel: 0131 348 5047 (RNID Typetalk calls welcome) _Email: steven.tallach@scottish.parliament.uk
or
Anne Peat, Direct Tel: 0131 348 5220 (RNID Typetalk calls welcome) _Email: anne.peat@scottish.parliament.uk