Protect children from parental abuse

The Children Act 1989 has gone too far in
promoting the interests of parents over children, according to
two-thirds of visitors to Community Care‘s website.

A coalition of charities has called for the
act to be changed to provide more protection to children of abusive

This week’s web question asks: Is the
government’s free nursing care policy workable?

Age Concern has called for an investigation by
the House of Commons health select committee into claims that
nursing home owners are not passing the benefits on to residents.
To register your vote go to

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