Report: Outcomes for maltreated children following care proceedings Care Appointments This is the first report from a study of outcomes for 114 children from 49 families assessed in an expert multi-disciplinary service during care proceedings.
The government has classified £2.9 billon of £3.9 billion in child maintenance arrears as “uncollectable”, Radio 5 Live reports.The arrears relate to family cases handled by the soon-to-be-phased-out Child Support Agency (CSA).
A solicitor who represented former care home staff at an inquiry into child abuse has voiced doubts about some of the evidence of alleged victims, after a new police investigation was launched following claims that a senior Tory was among the...
The number of children adopted by gay and lesbian couples rose significantly last year, according to official figures. The Department for Education revealed that 330 children were adopted by same sex couples in 2014.