But local authority social services departments were still uncertain over their rights to intervene and offer help and protection at local young offender institutions
to child inmates.
Davies and Law were each sent to a young offender institution
for eight months and the 17-year-old was given a six-month detention and training order.
I write as the grieving mother of another teenager who died whilst in the so-called care of a young offender institution
The youngest teen was made the subject of a referral order, and Jones was given 36 weeks in a young offender institution
, suspended for two years, and ordered to carry out 200 hours' unpaid work.
Nick Hardwick said it was "unacceptable" that staff at Aylesbury young offender institution
in Buckinghamshire were being praised for using their batons.
The scheme, which has seen the area of Deepdale Green completely transformed, is the first of its kind between Northumbria Probation and Castington Young Offender Institution
and has been running since July.
It is rare that a split-site young offender institution
manages to deliver satisfactory outcomes for both its populations, not least because the separate parts receive different levels of resource and face different performance management requirements.
At the conclusion of the inquest into the tragic death of Joseph Scholes,16, who died at Stoke Heath Young Offender Institution
, Shropshire,in March 2002, the coroner declared his intention to ask the Home Secretary to order a public inquiry.
Kelly-Anne McDade, 31, had sex sessions with violent burglar Nelson Simoes Lopes Delgado, 18, at a young offender institution
while she was meant to be guarding him.
Daniel Lee Davies, of Macaulay Avenue, Llanrumney, Cardiff, was given three months detention in a young offender institution
, suspended for a year, told to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work and told to pay pounds 60 court costs for the offence.
Ben Blain planned to pass a small amount of cannabis and four Ecstasy tablets to a prisoner at Castington Young Offender Institution