Children in custody are amongst those with the very greatest needs and and their safety and welfare is our highest priority.
Our overriding objective is to ensure that whilst in custody children are kept safe, supported to address their offending behaviour and helped to lead successful lives on release.
We will review the findings of this report and work with our secure establishments to ensure that they are taken into account in all aspects of their work.
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