The criminal justice system and community services "have demonstrably let young people down, for all the wrong reasons, for far too long", Lord Ramsbotham said.
Too often 'tough' talk about crime and punishment does not result in the authoritative action needed to rectify the flaws in our criminal justice system.
Until and unless named individuals are made responsible and accountable for ensuring that things happen, nothing will happen.
I think that it should be a matter of serious concern that the findings in Fatally Flawed echo what has been said, repeatedly, for years, and are a devastating indictment of bad practice.
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"His fiancee gave birth this morning, of all mornings! We were scared because we've got Glastonbury tonight", said co-singer Chloe Rhodes.
Festival-goers have been enjoying the second day of the Glastonbury festival.