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Extend Staying Put rights to children’s homes, say MPs

17th Jul 2014

Staying Put legislation should be extended into children’s homes as part of sweeping changes needed to improve post-16 support for looked-after young people, MPs have said. The education select committee…

Failing care services to be put in special measures

16th Jul 2014

Model to improve failing NHS trusts will be extended to social care. Failing care services to be put in special measures Failing care services will be tackled through the same special…

Nicky Morgan appointed Education Secretary…

15th Jul 2014

Nicky Morgan has been appointed Secretary of State for Education as part of a surprisingly sweeping Cabinet reshuffle that has seen a number of children’s sector ministerial posts change hands….

Home secretary announces wide-ranging inquiry…

9th Jul 2014

Home secretary announces wide-ranging inquiry… Theresa May has announced a full scale inquiry into public bodies’ handling of child sex abuse allegations. A wide-reaching inquiry into institutional child sex abuse…