Decision details

Youth Justice Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Dorset Council

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the Youth Justice Plan.


The Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help presented the Youth Justice Plan for 2022/23 and he thanked the People & Health Overview Committee for their consideration of the report on 3 May 2022.


The Executive Director for People (Children) took the opportunity to highlight the areas from the report where progress had been made and any areas where attention was needed.


It was proposed by Cllr A Parry seconded by Cllr R Bryan.


Recommendation to Full Council


That the Youth Justice Plan 2022/23 be approved.


Reason for the recommendation


Local authorities are required to publish an annual Youth Justice Plan, setting out how the statutory requirements for a multi-agency youth offending team are fulfilled locally. Dorset Combined Youth Justice Service is a partnership between Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, along with Dorset Police, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group and The Probation Service (Dorset). Approval for the Youth Justice Plan is also being sought from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.



Report author: David Webb

Publication date: 20/05/2022

Date of decision: 17/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 17/05/2022 - Cabinet

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