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Modern slavery increases due to county line crimes

18th Oct 2019

There has been a substantial growth in the number of children being identified as potential victims of modern slavery attributed to county lines gangs, it has emerged. Figures published by…

Westminster rated as outstanding by Ofsted

16th Oct 2019

Excellent services for vulnerable children in Westminster result in positive and enduring change for children and families, Ofsted has said. Provision for care leavers and provision for children in need…

Domestic abuse legislation confirmed in Queen’s speech

14th Oct 2019

The government’s planned domestic abuse legislation was confirmed in the Queen’s speech today. Addressing parliament, the Queen said the government will bring forward measures to protect individuals, families and their…

Young offenders set up to fail post release

9th Oct 2019

Children leaving custodial settings are being set up to fail with too little support in the community, a report has warned. The inspections by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM…

Measures launched to tackle county lines

2nd Oct 2019

A £20 million package of measures has been launched by the government to tackle county lines. Home secretary Priti Patel has announced the measures to intensify law enforcement efforts to…