Family justice

Children

Child at centre of ‘Muslim foster care’ row placed with grandmother

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Children

Judge criticises ‘egregious’ errors in child sexual abuse interview

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Children

Judge rejects late bid by family members to stop boy’s adoption

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Children, Workforce

How to comply with court rulings on section 20

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Children

Council cut mother’s support months before seeking care order

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Children, Workforce

Judge criticises police for flawed evidence gathering from children in abuse case

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Children

Under pressure: How the rise in care applications is squeezing the system

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Children

‘Private matter’ boy shared with social worker should be withheld from parents, judge rules

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Children

Failure to challenge independent social worker report key error in case where dad beat daughter to death

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Children

Court rejects claim that social worker was ‘irrational’ not to deem family as destitute

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Children, Workforce

Ofsted: Council’s progress at risk from reliance on agency social workers

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Children

Supreme Court blocks transfer of care proceedings case to Hungary

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Children

Judge slams council behaviour in case where young social worker was ‘hung out to dry’

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Children

Council’s ‘unacceptable delays’ left parents without fair hearing over decision to take baby into care

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Children

Boy awarded £5,000 damages after council breached his human rights while in care

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Children, Workforce, Mental Health

Family drug court delivers major savings by keeping families together, finds report

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