The government has introduced an exemption to the new Covid regulations to allow a child, who cannot remain safely at home, to meet with relatives, such as grandparents or a family friend, who have put themselves forward to raise the child on a temporary or permanent basis.
Following a threat of legal action by the charity [...]
There are more than 1,300 children locked up in various institutions, with a growing number who are not living in places designed to hold children securely, the children’s commissioner for England has warned.
Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England, has published a report shining a light on some of the most vulnerable children in the country, [...]
Ofsted has raised concerns that child abuse could be going undetected in its annual report published today.
Reiterating fears previously raised in the inspectorate’s second report looking at the effects of COVID-19 on education and social care, the chief inspector of Ofsted Amanda Spielman said that while that number of child protection referrals has risen since [...]