Funding for Youth Offending Teams


CYPNow has reported that it has been confirmed that the Youth Justice Board grant for 2012/13 will be £107.8m, down 6.75 per cent on the 2011/12 figure of £115.6m. This is funding for Youth Offending Teams (YOTs). The cut in funding represents a smaller decrease than the previous year when the total fell 19.73 per cent from £144m. The YJB has said it will be monitoring any impact on services. (CYPNow has previously reported that the Youth Justice Board faces a 10% cut to its funding for 2012/13.)

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