Legerwood:

England and its imploding justice system.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/nov/04/children-young-as-10-waiting-more-than-year-court-cases

The article was on the front page of the on-line Guardian for most of the day and then was replaced by this grudging piece about the Scottish Parliament raising the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years old.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/nov/04/scotland-stops-treating-under-12s-criminals

While the article castigated Scotland for not doing more, as reports usually do, it fails to mention that in England the age of criminal responsibility is still 10 years old. In fairness it has to be said that there was a Bill going through HoC to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years but it was lost because of the GE.Then there was this in the Guardian a few days ago:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/nov/04/children-young-as-10-waiting-more-than-year-court-cases

England and its imploding justice system

Then there was this in the Guardian a few days ago:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/nov/04/children-young-as-10-waiting-more-than-year-court-cases

England and its imploding justice system.

The article above was on the front page of the on-line Guardian for most of that day and then was replaced by this grudging piece about the Scottish Parliament raising the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years old.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/nov/04/scotland-stops-treating-under-12s-criminals

While the article castigated Scotland for not doing more, as these types of articles usually do, it fails to mention that in England the age of criminal responsibility is still 10 years old. In fairness it has to be said that there was a Bill going through HoC to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years but it was lost because of the GE.