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The Government has unveiled plans for a new “gold standard” for social workers supporting vulnerable families and children. Under the proposals, open for consultation, social workers could earn a new Approved Child and Family Practitioner status by completing and passing a test based on tough criteria set out by the Chie...
TUC press release TUC and third sector organisations publish agreement on future of children’s services commissioning Children England, along with many of their...
Ed Balls defended his decision to sack Sharon Shoesmith as Haringey council's head of children's services over the Baby P case, in spite of an appeal court's critici...
Labour press release Responding to the Girls Summit 2014 and action to tackle FGM announced today, Yvette Cooper, Shadow Home Secretary, said: "FGM is an abhor...
Alison Saunders said she supported proposals to prosecute parents who fail to protect their daughters from female genital mutilation. "We think it’s very good ide...
David Cameron has called for a “global movement” to end female genital mutilation. The Government is co-hosting a summit in London today with Unicef aimed at end...
24/07/2014 on Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
22/07/2014 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
22/07/2014 on BBC News
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