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Review of Children’s Social Care in England formally launches and publishes early plans

Chair of the review of the care system in England outlines the review’s ‘big question’, while promising to set out a ‘case for change’ in the Summer.

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New research reveals link between maternal mental health and children born into care

A new study uncovers the prevalence of mental health disorders in mothers whose children have been in care proceedings as authors “strongly recommend” that maternal mental health feature “far more centrally” in pre-birth assessments.

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What the Budget 2021 will mean for social work services and the people that use them

The Chancellor will set out plans tomorrow for Government spending and taxation in the coming year as organisations in the social work sector call for investment in vital services.

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Inquiry launches into effects of poor housing and poverty on end-of-life care

MPs are calling for evidence into the detrimental effects of poverty on end-of-life care.

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Raft of new amendments added to Domestic Abuse Bill to protect victims

New laws will be presented to the Domestic Abuse Bill, including extension to the definition of the controlling or coercive behaviour offence, but still excludes community-based support services.

Children's

New Children’s Commissioner for England shares first message as she begins her term

Dame Rachel de Souza begins her tenure as Children’s Commissioner for England, taking over from Anne Longfield who has assumed the role since 2015.

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