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Use of Restraint: Young Offenders

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 3 February 2009

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will bring forward proposals to end the use of restraint on young offenders in secure accommodation. (253535)

It is the Government's intention to ensure that restraint is only used as a last resort. The recent review, published on 15 December 2008, Official Report, column 84WS, set out the revised policy on the use of restraint.