Decision details

Annual Youth Justice Plan

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the Plan.


Resolved to RECOMMEND:  (to Council)


That the Youth Justice Plan 2023-24 be approved.


Reason for Decision:  The establishment of a Youth Justice Service was a statutory requirement (under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998).  There were certain partners who must form part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team including Police, Probation, Education, Health and Social Work and others may form part of the team and partnership governing Board (in Harrow this is the Youth Justice Partnership [Management Board] which also reports to the Safer Harrow (Community Safety Partnership)).  Under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 the authority was also required to produce (and implement) a Plan (Youth Justice Plan), and this Plan must be approved by Council.


[Call-in did not apply to the decision above as it was reserved to full Council.]

Report author: Director of Children's Services

Publication date: 17/11/2023

Date of decision: 16/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Cabinet

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