All children deserve equal justice
As the Scottish Government launches its consultation on whether the law should be changed so that all children aged under 18 can attend a Children’s Hearing, Ross Gibson reflects on why the time to stop treating 16 and 17 year olds as ‘adults’ is well overdue. There has rightly been a lot of discussion over […]
A Whole System Approach – or is it a blog?
As a professional advisor to the youth justice team in the Scottish Government 8 years ago, I was in the very privileged position to be involved in the creation and implementation of the Whole System Approach (WSA), a new way for all agencies to work together to keep young people up to the age of […]