Looking for answers

Big hitters in children’s social care launch care crisis review A wide-ranging review of the current care crisis, including the reasons behind the spike in care cases and the number of children in care, has been launched with a view to reporting in June 2018. Facilitated by the Family Rights Group the Care Review features…

Another person’s shoes

Consulting young people in care – Westminster style In an unusual move this week three care experienced young people were invited onto the education select committee, which was grilling the current children’s minister Robert Goodwill in its final session of the fostering inquiry. Connor Richardson, Rachel Musekiwa and care leaver and director of Foster Focus…

Legal unease

Problem solving courts ‘future’ for children involved in justice system – Munby A fundamental re-balancing of the family court towards “what ought to be its true role as a problem-solving court” is “urgently required”, Sir James Munby, President of the family division told the audience at the annual Parmoor Lecture, hosted by the Howard League…