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