News round-up: Baby in care even though mother ‘no risk’


    Baby in care even though mother ‘posed no risk’
    A baby was placed into care and is facing adoption after a psychologist misdiagnosed the mother’s mental state.

    Read this story in The Guardian


    Labour must act now to fill social policy void, says David Blunkett
    David Blunkett, the former home secretary, today will urge the Labour government to stop panicking, get its head up and urgently start filling the policy vacuum it has created on domestic social policy, by offering an ambitious agenda of decentralisation to cities.

    Read this story in The Guardian

    Blacks bear brunt of rise in stop and search
    Black people are almost eight times as likely as whites to be stopped and searched a decade after the Stephen Lawrence inquiry branded the police “institutionally racist”.

    Read this story in The Guardian

    Prison that dangerous children call ‘home’ is to close
    Report on closure of Orchard Lodge secure children’s home

    Read this story in The Independent

     

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