Budgets for ‘early intervention’ UK children’s services, designed to help prevent abuse and neglect spiralling out of control, have fallen over a quarter since 2013, says Action for Children.
The charity says that ‘crippling cuts’ in...Read more
The UK government has dropped its proposed ‘exemption clause’ in new social care legislation, following pressure from opponents of the plans. Adrian Voce reports.
Provisions contained in the Children and Social Work Bill, which is currently going through parliament,...Read more
A Bill described as “a bonfire of child protection rights”, which would let local authorities opt out of key legal duties to children, was being debated by the UK Parliament on Tuesday, 10th January. This BBC...Read more