Cases of domestic abuse recorded by police and children's services have risen significantly over the past decade. The government has published a draft bill containing new protections to tackle the problem.
An evaluation of the government's Troubled Families programme suggests it has helped cut care rates by a third as councils invested millions in early help. With the scheme due to end, leaders say the funding must continue.
Rachel Dickinson, 2019/20 ADCS president, says she will stress the plight of children living in poverty.
DfE figures show a growing attainment gap for children in care, highlighting the need to boost support.
Youth charter and qualifications review can revitalise youth work, but experts call for a broad approach.
This article looks at the issue of programmes that work with perpetrators...