Racial Disparity and the Criminal Justice System
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What does the government promise to do to tackle racial and ethnic disparities in the justice arena?
A 10-point action plan to end inequality for Black, Asian, minoritised and
migrant women in the criminal justice system.
The Youth Justice Board annual statistics highlight concerns over racial disparity and high numbers of children on remand.
Probation inspectors find “significant deficits” in the quality of work conducted by youth offending services and partner agencies with black and mixed heritage boys.
Black women with criminal records face harsher barriers to employment – report from Working Chance
The Sentencing Academy probes racial disparity in custodial sentencing over the last decade.
Ramadan can be a particularly difficult and isolating period for Muslims in prison.
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Women are only 0.1% of the general population but 6% of the prison population.
Inspectors say probation services must show greater consideration and confidence in their work with black, Asian and minority ethnic service users and staff.
The homicide rate over the three-year period to year ending March 2020 was approximately five times higher for the Black ethnic group than for the White ethnic group.
The Winter 2021 Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile says the prison service has lost the focus and commitment to tackle racism inside.
Youth Justice Board finds all minority ethnic groups more likely to be remanded in custody.