The independent company running children's services in Sunderland is failing to adequately protect all vulnerable young people, an Ofsted inspection has found.
Campaigners hope a conference for care-experienced people will help improve care policy and practice.
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.
Latest Department for Education workforce data shows that while the number of children's social workers rose three per cent last year, staff turnover, vacant posts and use of agency practitioners remained stubbornly high.
Judicial review highlights concerns over the impact asylum delays have on unaccompanied children.
Rachel Dickinson, 2019/20 ADCS president, says she will stress the plight of children living in poverty.
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