Birmingham and Devon councils “inadequate” when it comes to child protection

Birmingham and Devon councils “inadequate” when it comes to child protection

The government has issued a direction notice to Birmingham City Council and an improvement notice to Devon County Council after

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Estimated 15,000 adopted children miss out on pupil premium

Estimated 15,000 adopted children miss out on pupil premium

80% of adoptive parents say their children need more support than their peers, whilst 64% felt that the adolescent years

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Govt seeks views on third party provision of children’s services

Govt seeks views on third party provision of children’s services

In November 2013, the government began to move forward with part one of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008. English

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Burglary can have “disturbing effect” on children, say Victim Support and ADT

Burglary can have “disturbing effect” on children, say Victim Support and ADT

Almost 300,000 children could be affected by a burglary at their property in England and Wales each year, says new

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Child care applications fall, says report

Child care applications fall, says report

The number of child care applications made by courts in England dropped 3% in March compared to the same month

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“High number” of looked after children go missing in London boroughs

“High number” of looked after children go missing in London boroughs

A “high number” of children go missing for 24 hours or more from the care of London boroughs, according to

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North Yorkshire tops list of child serious incident reports

North Yorkshire tops list of child serious incident reports

There were more serious case reviews involving children under 18 in north Yorkshire than anywhere else in England, according to

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Emotional cruelty against children considered under “Cinderella law”

Emotional cruelty against children considered under “Cinderella law”

Children who are subjected to emotional cruelty may see their parents prosecuted for starving them of love and affection, according

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Callum Wilson’s Mother jailed for life

Callum Wilson’s Mother jailed for life

A woman has been jailed for life after beating and blinding her 11-month-old son who she then murdered. Callum Wilson,

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