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CPS expands guidance on FGM

12th Dec 2019

The Crown Prosecution Service has expanded its guidance on Female Genital Mutilation to enable prosecutors and police to successfully bring more perpetrators to justice. The CPS confirmed that suspects accused…

Number of children in care continues to rise

9th Dec 2019

The number of children in care continues to rise, according to official figures from the Department for Education. There were 78,150 looked after children in March 2019, up 4 per…

73% fall of children in custody

4th Dec 2019

There has been a 73 per cent fall in the number of children in custody over the last 10 years, according to research. There were 4,208 fewer custodial sentences handed…

Ofsted reports

27th Nov 2019

A summary of the Ofsted reports of children’s services published during November. Norfolk transforms ‘front door’ arrangements The ‘front door’ of Norfolk children’s services has been completely transformed since the…