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Surrogate babies: Where can you have them, and is it legal? - BBC News

Surrogate babies: Where can you have them, and is it legal? - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The BBC's Helier Cheung looks at the process of arranging for surrogate babies, where it happens and whether it is legal.
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Local Government Lawyer - LGO criticises councils over failure to support 'family and friends' foster carers

Local Government Lawyer - LGO criticises councils over failure to support 'family and friends' foster carers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: Nearly 40,000 new private law cases received by Cafcass in 2016

Family Law Week: Nearly 40,000 new private law cases received by Cafcass in 2016 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Nearly 40,000 new private law cases received by Cafcass in 2016 https://t.co/SBuAPGX7Nk
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Five things to look out for in children's social care in 2017

Five things to look out for in children's social care in 2017 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Developments this year will be exciting and, in some cases, controversial
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Homecoming – Helping the Reunited Child

Homecoming – Helping the Reunited Child | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This weekend I begin a new project called Homecoming.  This is an exciting piece of work for me because it is based upon my practice with alienated children who are reunited with a once rejected parent. As such it is a close look at the needs of children who move from the psychologically split state…
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Family Law Week: Foster carer left without support for six years following dispute with LA over placement

Family Law Week: Foster carer left without support for six years following dispute with LA over placement | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Foster carer left without support for six years following dispute with LA over placement https://t.co/ixD4jkW8lz
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Children’s rights, Cafcass figures and more - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Children’s rights, Cafcass figures and more  - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
An insightful round-up of the week's family law news by John Bolch
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No place for smacking in society - children's commissioner - BBC News

No place for smacking in society - children's commissioner - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Smacking has no place in modern society, Wales' children's commissioner says.
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Inquiry announces new lead Counsel

Inquiry announces new lead Counsel | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), led by Prof. Alexis Jay, is investigating the extent to which institutions in England and Wales failed to protect children from sexual abuse.
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£50 million in new funding for childcare - Marilyn Stowe Blog

£50 million in new funding for childcare - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
£50 million in new childcare funding has been announced by Education Secretary Justine Greening.
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Cafcass presses for domestic violence changes - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Cafcass presses for domestic violence changes - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Cafcass has called for changes to how the domestic violence programme is run in order to help those who have admitted abusive behaviour.
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Local Government Lawyer - Section 20 and accommodating children in need with their grandparents

Local Government Lawyer - Section 20 and accommodating children in need with their grandparents | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Local Government Lawyer - City council wrongly decided child was not in need, High Court judge rules

Local Government Lawyer - City council wrongly decided child was not in need, High Court judge rules | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Review into death of Poppy Widdison finds agencies 'missed opportunities' to protect her

Review into death of Poppy Widdison finds agencies 'missed opportunities' to protect her | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Read the latest Calendar stories, Review into death of Poppy Widdison finds agencies 'missed opportunities' to protect her on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Calendar news
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Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass in 2016 up 15% on 2015

Family Law Week: Care applications received by Cafcass in 2016 up 15% on 2015 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Care applications received by Cafcass in 2016 up 15% on 2015 https://t.co/wEUyUqMQFJ
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Bradford Council’s claim that it has decided to cut foster care allowances to the government national minimum level to comply with the law rather than principally to reduce costs | The Transparency...

Bradford Council’s claim that it has decided to cut foster care allowances to the government national minimum level to comply with the law rather than principally to reduce costs | The Transparency... | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Likely law & guidance behind Bradfords claim cutting foster care allowances for legal reasons in 1 place for ease: https://t.co/u19FOVwNZn
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Judge rejects Welsh local authority’s care plan and allows mother to keep her eighth baby | The Transparency Project

Judge rejects Welsh local authority’s care plan and allows mother to keep her eighth baby | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Interesting comments by HHJ G Jones on family support under the Social Services & Wellbeing Wales Act https://t.co/u46nEmURNW
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Magistrates warn of children’s rights ‘threat’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Magistrates warn of children’s rights ‘threat’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A group of magistrates has warned that a proposed bill could threaten the legal rights of children.
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Troubled mother deserves another chance, family court judge rules - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Troubled mother deserves another chance, family court judge rules - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Despite losing previous children to the care system, a Welsh mother should be given a chance to parent her new baby, a family court judge has ruled.
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MPs vote to reinstate controversial 'exemption clause'

MPs vote to reinstate controversial 'exemption clause' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Read MPs vote to reinstate controversial 'exemption clause' and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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New website helps children and young people access and understand their rights

New website helps children and young people access and understand their rights | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Coram’s Child Law Advice Service has today (9 January 2017) launched a new website which aims to help children and young people to find out about their rights.
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