Politicians from the three major parties joined social workers and service users at a rally in London in defence of the social work profession this week.
The ‘Social Workers – taking our profession back’ rally, held on 12 November, is part of BASW’s campaign to promote a college of social work, to provide a representative voice for the profession.
The full line up of speakers
Tim Chittleburgh, chair of BASW
Benni Jo Tyler, youth worker and care leaver
Hilton Dawson, chief executive of BASW
Baroness Delyth Morgan, minister for children, young people and families
Moira Gibb, chair of the Social Work Task Force
Tim Loughton, shadow children’s minister
Lynne Featherstone, Lib Dem
Prof Peter Beresford, chair of Shaping Our Lives