Surrey County Council’s Ben Byrne has been made a member of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. Mr Byrne is the county council’s Head of Early Help and Family Services having previously been Head of Youth Justice and Youth Support. More information can be found in a media release from the Ministry of Justice.
Lord McNally, Chair of the Youth Justice Board, visited Surrey’s Youth Support Service to find out how carpentry is helping to steer young people away from crime. Surrey’s Youth Support Service is using a ground-breaking approach to help turn around the lives of troubled young people in the county. Read the full media release here.