Archive: Child Protection

"The Bill does not require any consultation with children, care leavers or families before the removal of legal duties"

The truth about plans to allow councils to opt out of child protection laws

Seven key facts about the Children and Social Work Bill

Opinion Former Articles

  • IET: Proposals to block online access to pornography will be ineffective

    Dr Martyn Thomas from the Institution of Engineering and Technology comments on government proposals to use legislation to force Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to pornography.

  • CIOT: Child benefit charge decision time for families

    Families with children and a parent with over £50,000 a year income are being warned that the deadline is approaching for a decision on whether to opt out of receiving child benefit or to continue to receive it and effectively repay some or all of it at a later date via the new ‘high income child benefit charge’ (HICBC).

  • Government's record on child poverty a disgrace

    "The Government was condemned for its “economically sadistic” policies which wreak misery on the most vulnerable sectors of society and drive millions into poverty."

  • Shameful record on child poverty

    Chris Keates: 'The findings of this Report confirm a bleak and depressing picture where child poverty is set to increase, further entrenching the socio-economic divide across the UK'.

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