Thousands excluded for sexual bullying in schools
Thousands of children are being suspended for sexually bullying other pupils or teachers.
Company league tables to reveal male-female pay gap
The government’s equalities office is drawing up an amendment to the equality bill that would force companies to publish figures in annual accounts showing the number of men and women in particular pay bands. The bill is due to be published early this year.
Recovering addict freed after admitting 145 crimes
A recovering drug addict who admitted 145 crimes walked free yesterday after a judge ruled his “substantial progress” earned him the right to rehabilitate in freedom.
Sharon Shoesmith appealing over sacking in Baby P scandal
The disgraced director of children’s services at Haringey Council is appealing against her sacking over the Baby P scandal.