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secure accommodation bed shortage

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Re A (Secure Accommodation) 2014 is a County Court decision and contains nothing of earth-shattering importance in terms of law or precedent, but raises a very real problem.
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serious case review versus judicial review – a (cough) review

serious case review versus judicial review – a (cough) review | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Who ‘owns’ a Serious Case Review, and what rights do the powers have over its disclosure?
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The Care Planning and Care Leavers (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014 ... - Family Law Newswatch

The Care Planning and Care Leavers (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014 ... - Family Law Newswatch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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B (Child Evidence), Re [2014] EWCA Civ 1015

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New on the Hub: B (Child Evidence), Re [2014] EWCA Civ 1015: Judgment: Written reasons for dismissa... http://t.co/PIZoZO0OrS #familylaw
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Evidence, Practice and Procedure: Children proceedings – evidence from ... - Family Law Newswatch

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Evidence, Practice and Procedure: Children proceedings – evidence from ...
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That case concerned whether a child, the subject of care proceedings, should be called to give evidence.
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Family Law Week: Overstretched Met struggling to keep pace with rise in child abuse cases

Overstretched Met struggling to keep pace with rise in child abuse cases http://t.co/kF60r5khEA
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Family Law Week: Re PB [2014] EWCOP 14

Re PB [2014] EWCOP 14 http://t.co/kVKYiWAs5v
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Family Law Week: TB v Sec of State for Works and Pensions and SB (CSM) (Child support - variation departure directions - diversion of income) [2014] UKUT 301 (AAC)

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Judge rules in favour of safeguarding checks for stepfather

Judge rules in favour of safeguarding checks for stepfather | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Safeguarding checks on a stepfather should proceed despite the objections of both the man and his wife, a judge has ruled.
In Re D, the mother had lived with the father of her first two childrenbetween 1995 and 2004.
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Social workers don't have a positive influence on teens with behavioual problems, study finds

Social workers don't have a positive influence on teens with behavioual problems, study finds | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The research weighs the outcomes in areas of mental health, education and locus of control by comparing the outcomes of children referred to social workers with behavioural problems to children who have no contact with social services.
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'Social work is a human rights discipline': IFSW president speaks up for the profession

'Social work is a human rights discipline': IFSW president speaks up for the profession | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Newly appointed president of the International Federation of Social Workers, Ruth Stark has big plans for a global social work community (RT @IASW_IRL: 'Social work is a human rights discipline' #socialwork @IFSW @BASW_UK
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DfE publishes guidance for local authorities on National Minimum Standards for adoption services

DfE publishes guidance for local authorities on National Minimum Standards for adoption services | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education (DfE) has published guidance for local authorities, setting out the the National Minimum Standards applicable to the provision of adoption services.
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W (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1065 (25 July 2014)

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Seriously, looks like a case for @suesspiciousmin - http://t.co/OseWonmeJM
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Welsh grandmother wins right to rehearing in adoption case

Welsh grandmother wins right to rehearing in adoption case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Welsh grandmother has won the right to a rehearing after a borough council pressed ahead with plans to adopt her granddaughter.
In KS v Neath Port Talbot Borough Council, the now three year old girl was born when her mother was just 18.
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KS v Neath Port Talbot Borough Council [2014] EWCA Civ 941 - Family Law Newswatch

KS v Neath Port Talbot Borough Council [2014] EWCA Civ 941 - Family Law Newswatch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
KS v Neath Port Talbot Borough Council [2014] EWCA Civ 941
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Prior to the initiation of care proceedings in respect of the 2-year-old child the paternal grandmother was assessed as a potential carer.
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H (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 989

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R (A Child: Habitual Residence), Re [2014] EWCA Civ 1032

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Building Better Courts: Lessons from London's Family Drug and Alcohol Court - Family Law Newswatch

Building Better Courts: Lessons from London's Family Drug and Alcohol Court - Family Law Newswatch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Building Better Courts: Lessons from London's Family Drug and Alcohol Court Family Law Newswatch Targeting a clearly defined and well-evidenced problem, relevant to policymakers and local commissioners: The high incidence of parental substance...
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Family Law Week: Children: Public Law Update (July 2014)

Family Law Week: Children: Public Law Update (July 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children: Public Law Update (July 2014) http://t.co/Y3eh9DCweP
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Family Law Week: O (A Child) v Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council [2014] EWHC 2309 (Admin)

O (A Child) v Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council [2014] EWHC 2309 (Admin) http://t.co/LthyubAyrd
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Children giving evidence by John Bolch

Children giving evidence by John Bolch | Children In Law | Scoop.it
You know how it is, another set of guidelines on some topic of family law is published, you give them a cursory glance, and file them away.
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Family Court requests Romania take over child care case

Family Court requests Romania take over child care case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Family Court has requested that Romania take over a case which concerns the care of a ten month old child.
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Children and young people will have a role in all family proceedings affecting them

Government commits to allowing children over 10 to express their views
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Simon Hughes' speech at the Voice of the Child conference

Simon Hughes' speech at the Voice of the Child conference | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I therefore want to announce that it is the intention of the Ministry of Justice, and therefore the UK Government, that we move as soon as is practical to apply in all our family justice proceedings in England and Wales where children and young...
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Children will be seen and heard in Family Courts

Children will be seen and heard in Family Courts | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children will be given a greater voice in the family justice system so they can tell judges how they feel and what they think about the family disputes they are involved in.
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