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Youth Justice Plan 2023-24

Meeting: 21/09/2023 - Council (Item 41)

41 YOUTH JUSTICE PLAN 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

The Local Authority has a statutory duty, in partnership with Health, Police and Probation, to produce an annual Youth Justice Plan. The Plan sets out how services will be organised and funded and what functions they will carry out to prevent youth offending and re-offending across Bath and North East Somerset. The Plan was agreed at Cabinet on 7th September and will be submitted to the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.


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Council considered the Youth Justice Plan for 2023-24 which had been previously considered by the Children, Adults, Health & Wellbeing Policy Development and Scrutiny Panel and supported by Cabinet.


On a motion from Councillor Paul May, seconded by Councillor Liz Hardman, it was unanimously




1.  Agree that the Youth Justice Plan fulfils the requirements of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and can be submitted to the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.


2.  Adopt the Youth Justice Plan as part of the Council’s Policy and Budget Framework that can be accommodated within the Council budget; and


3.  Note that the Youth Offending Service Partnership Board is responsible for ensuring delivery of the Plan.