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Comptroller and Auditor General. (2020) Managing children who offend: follow up review. Belfast: Northern Ireland Audit Office.

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Summary of recommendations

  1. The vision outlined in Transitioning Youth Justice should be developed further into a comprehensive strategy. This would:
  • provide clarity to stakeholders on the evidence base that supports the proposed reforms;
  • define the benefits that will be achieved from successful change; and
  • establish a framework for monitoring success.
  1. The Agency should continue to develop its performance reporting regime, with greater focus on the impact of its work with children and families, in line with the principles of Outcomes Based Accountability (OBA).
  1. The youth justice system should work together to further develop its financial management information in order to better understand the costs of whole-system activities and to link resource inputs to outputs and outcomes.
Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Crime prevention
December 2020
Northern Ireland Audit Office
Corporate Creators
Comptroller and Auditor General
Place of Publication

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