Looked After Children: Safeguarding Welfare-Fulfilling Aspirations
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Studio, Manchester
Andrew Neilson is Director of Campaigns at the Howard League for Penal Reform, managing the charity’s policy, press and public affairs work. He has led on a number of campaigns, including the Programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care which won the CYP Now Youth Justice Award in 2018 and Books for Prisoners, which won a Charity Award 2015. He has also directed a number of inquiries on a range of issues for the Howard League, from topics such as sex in prison to former armed service personnel in the criminal justice system. Prior to joining the charity, Andrew worked in government communications. He has a MSc in voluntary sector management from Cass Business School and is a trustee of a homelessness charity in London, the 999 Club.