Quality of serious case reviews blasted by independent panel

Friday, 01 Aug 2014

The quality of child death reviews are “disturbingly variable” with far too many failing to find out what went wrong, a damning report by a government appointed panel has found.

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With nine months until the general election, children's leaders are sceptical that Nicky Morgan will have the time or experience to deviate from the agenda already mapped out by Michael Gove at the Department for Education.

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A Cabinet Office survey of council youth services reveals provision has shifted more towards targeted interventions, with many predicting the universal model could disappear in the face of further cuts.


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