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January 2017

Should England allow more privatisation of children’s social services?

Should England allow more privatisation of children’s social services? A controversial report which could be the first step towards privatising statutory children’s social services in England has been published by the Department for Education. The LangBuisson report looks at the potential for creating a marketplace for England’s children’s [...]

Child refugees need help to cope with trauma

Child refugees need help to cope with trauma Child refugees from ‘The Jungle’ camp in Calais are traumatised and need better help, a social worker says. Sheffield Council social worker Michelle Kingan visited the camp before it was bulldozed by the French authorities. She told reporters: “All the [...]

Why boys released from custody need our support and help

Why boys released from custody need our support and help The chief executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform is calling for action after a survey said almost half of all boys in custody feel unsafe. Frances Crook spoke out after the recent release of the Youth [...]