In Depth

Legal Q&A: What is Section 67?

Section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 (sometimes known as the "Dubs amendment") placed a requirement on the Home Office to "make arrangements to relocate to the United Kingdom and support a specified number of unaccompanied refugee children from other countries...

Trafficking, modern slavery and the NRM

Recent changes to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) will have an effect on child victims of trafficking and those who support them.

Separated children in care

Stewart MacLachlan, senior legal & policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at recent changes for separated children in care and what professionals should consider when working with them.

Securing support for children with SEN

In the context of funding shortfalls for children with special educational needs, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, looks at the increase in appeals against local authority decisions.

Legal Update: Long-term segregation on mental health wards

Care Quality Commission report reveals cases of young people with autism or complex needs being segregated on mental health wards.