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Rebuilder of Birmingham

Derren Hayes meets Lord Warner, Birmingham children's commissioner.

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Experts question LGBT school plan

Focus should be on tackling homophobia in all schools, not segregating LGBT pupils, say campaigners.

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Legal Update: Criminalising domestic abuse

Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, asks if criminalising coercive and controlling behaviour will provide better protection to victims of domestic violence.

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Call to boost status and pay to beat care home staff shortage

New training and qualification standards for residential care workers should help improve the skills of the sector's workforce, but addressing historically low wages and the job's poor profile are also key, say experts.

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Epic CIC growth plans point way ahead for other youth mutuals

In its first year, Kensington and Chelsea's Epic CIC youth mutual has focused on delivering quality services. Boss Brendan O'Keeffe says it is now starting to grow, which will help demonstrate the full potential in youth mutuals.

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