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Secure colleges for offenders

Secure colleges could be introduced in a bid to improve the education received by young offenders as part of a wider shake-up of youth custody.

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Young offenders could 'turn backs on crime for good'

Chris Grayling has recommended new models for detention centres in an attempt to help young offenders to "turn their backs on crime for good".

The Justice Secretary will announce proposals on secure colleges today, aimed at providing education to those in a period of detention.

We cannot go on just doing more of the same, pouring more money into a system doesn't work in the hope of a different outcome.

That doesn't make any sense to the taxpayer, or to the young people who we should be trying to get back on the straight and narrow.

– Chris Grayling, Justice Secretary

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