In Depth

Driving change for care leavers: Mark Riddell, national implementation adviser for care leavers

Derren Hayes meets the social worker driving reforms for care leavers.

Councils face EHC plan deadline

Kamena Dorling, group head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the need for local authorities to transfer children onto education, health and care plans by the end of March.

Legal Update: Be alert to signs of child trafficking

Stewart MacLachlan, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, explores the risks facing child victims of trafficking and reasons for the low levels of prosecution for trafficking offences.

How to improve care, by those who have lived it

Those who have been in care are uniquely placed to identify how well services for looked-after children are working. Here five care leavers share their experiences and set out what needs to change.

Legal Update: Access to justice for abuse victims

Marianne Lagrue, policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, outlines new rules on evidence for legal aid in cases of domestic or child abuse that will benefit those living in desperate situations.