The news items that should be right on your radar:
- Crime (Aggravated Murder of and Violence Against Women) Bill 2016-17 – Second reading on Friday, March 24th, 2017
- Inquiry Into Foster Care: Foster carers and other stakeholders asked about the foster care system
- Child On Parent Violence In The Context Of Adopted Children And Their Foster Carers
Things are a little busy for us at the moment so we hope you’ll forgive the brief post, but we thought we would add a few news items which are important this morning to keep you informed:
- Government refuses to allow Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry to include football abuse in its investigations – but do they have the right to refuse?
- Metropolitan police to investigate sexual abuse claims at London clubs
- Campaigners keep pushing for a child abuse inquiry in New Zealand
- Child abuse inquiry publishes testimonies of abuse in church settings
Important child welfare stories published this week:
- Child abuse inquiry judge: I will not give evidence
- Lord Chief Justice concerned by volume of public and private law cases before the Family Court
- More than 200,000 children growing up in poverty
The latest reformation ideas and consultations for family and child welfare issues:
- Scotland: Young people in care to help reform system that is failing them
- England and Wales: Questionnaire to help the Official Solicitor understand the issues involved when acting for a parent lacking litigation capacity.
- Sign here if you disagree with Children and Social Work Bill’s exemption clause allowing councils to opt out of legal duties to protect vulnerable children.
The latest items we feel should be right on the radar:
- No charges in Westminster Sex Abuse Inquiry
- Mothering Justice: Working with Mothers in Criminal and Social Justice Settings
- Crown Courts to pilot filming for the first time