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The Michael Sieff Foundation Conference 2016

Developments and Research Needs in Youth Justice

Tuesday 3rd May 2016
at The Nuffield Foundation, 28 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JS


Full conference report including the discussions and recommendations from the conference has been published here.

Conference Programme including Overviews of Presentations and Speaker Biographies published here.

Programme – 3rd May 2016

Chairman: Lord Carlile, Chair of the Carlile Inquiry

10.15 Welcome: Sir Ernest Ryder, Nuffield Foundation Trustee

10.30 Keynote Address: Charlie Taylor – Download the Interim Report on his Review of the Youth Justice System published by the Ministry of Justice in February 2016

11.00 Pre Court
Assessment and Decision Making
Ben Byrne, Surrey County Council – Download Powerpoint of the Presentation
Andy Peaden, Leeds City Council – Download Powerpoint of the Presentation
Caroline Adams, Sussex Police
The Importance of Legal Representation
Aika Stephenson, Just for Kids Law

12.00 In Court
Problem Solving Approaches: The Landscape
Ben Estep, Centre for Justice Innovation – Download Powerpoint of the Presentation
Problem Solving Approaches: The Northampton Experience
Dominic Goble, Chairman for Northamptonshire Youth Panel
The use of Section 9 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969: Download the report
The work of the Northamptonshire County Youth Panel: Download the report
Problem Solving Approaches: Representative Competence
Oliver Hanmer, Bar Standards Board
A Perspective from the Senior Judiciary
Mr Justice William Davis, Judicial Lead on Youth Justice

12.45 Post Court
Reform of the Criminal Records System
Penelope Gibbs, Standing Committee on Youth Justice
Looked after Children
John Drew, Secretary to the Laming Review

14.00 Round Table Discussion

15.30 Rapporteurs Feedback

16.00 Summing Up: Lord Carlile, Chair of the Carlile Inquiry

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Secretary, Michael Sieff Foundation,
Phone: 07788 581930
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