A commons committee's investigation into crime among young people takes it to Belfast today.
Paula Jack, the chief executive of the Youth Justice Agency of Northern Ireland, is among the witnesses to be grilled by the Commons Justice Committee, chaired by Lib Dem Sir Alan Beith.
Professor Shadd Maruna, the director of Queen's University's Institute of Criminology, will also be giving evidence at the Senate Chamber in Stormont Castle.
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