In Depth


On the case with the Cafcass intake team

The creation of an "intake team" by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service has improved the speed and accuracy of information sent to courts. Charlotte Goddard spent a day with them.


Taking a stand: candidates set out their stall for election

Adam Offord finds out from five prospective MPs from the children and youth sectors why they are standing for parliament, their campaign priorities, and what issues they think are important for children and families.


Uniform growth strategy: Lindsay Levkoff Lynn, Youth United Foundation chief executive

Derren Hayes meets Lindsay Levkoff Lynn, chief executive of Youth United Foundation.


Legal Update: Legal aid cuts limit access to justice

Calls are continuing for an urgent review of advice and legal support for children, young people and families, explains Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.


More work is required to achieve 26-week care proceedings target

As Ministry of Justice figures reveal that 44 per cent of family court cases are missing the 26-week duration limit, experts look at this complex issue and assess what can be done to reduce unnecessary system delays.