Decision details

Youth Justice Strategic Plan 2015/16

Decision Maker: Cabinet, County Council

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the annual YJ plan, in line with Section 40 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. Section 40 of the act sets out responsibilities in relation to the production of an annual youth justice plan. It states that it is the duty of each local authority, after consultation with the partner agencies, to formulate and implement for each year a youth justice plan setting out how youth justice services in their area are to be provided and funded, and, how the YOT will be composed and funded, how it will operate, and what functions it will carry out.
The youth justice plan must be submitted to the YJB and published in accordance with directions of the Secretary of State.


Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director – Children’s Services which had been prepared to both advise Members about the planning requirements for the Youth Offending Service (YOS) and sought approval of the Strategic Plan which required submission to the Youth Justice Board by 30 September 2015.  Appendix 1  provided members with the current draft of the Plan for approval.


RESOLVED,that Full Council be RECOMMENDED that the Cumbria YOS Strategic Plan 2015-16 be agreed for submission to the Youth Justice Board by 30 September 2015.

Report author: Deborah Royston

Publication date: 21/06/2015

Date of decision: 04/06/2015

Decided at meeting: 04/06/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/06/2015

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