NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT, Tues 27th & Weds 28th November 2018

Youth Justice Board

The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (YJB) is an executive non-departmental public body. Its board members are appointed by the Secretary of State for Justice.

The YJB:

  • oversees the youth justice system in England and Wales
  • works to prevent offending and reoffending by children and young people under the age of 18
  • ensures that custody for them is safe, secure, and addresses the causes of their offending behaviour