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The Ferret: Donelan goes to DfE as Badenoch takes leave

By The Ferret

| September 24, 2019

Kemi Badenoch's stint at the Department for Education was all too short.

In case you hadn't noticed, there's a new Prime Minister in town and it's yet again all change at the Department for Education (with the exception of the immovable object, Nick Gibb).

Justice minister Edward Argar's defence of the use of youth custody has again raised questions about a potential conflict of interest due to his former business connections.

Family mediation: Legal Q&A

By Coram Children's Legal Centre

| July 30, 2019

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| July 22, 2019

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Poole Borough Council v GN [2019] UK SC 25

Legal Q&A: Legal aid for unaccompanied children's immigration cases

By Coram Children's Legal Centre

| July 03, 2019

Last month, Ferret reported on Burger King in the United States partnering with Mental Health America to produce "real meals" - a promotion to reflect the full range of human emotions and at the same time take a swipe at McDonalds' Happy Meals....

In 2017/18, councils spent £8.844bn on children's services compared with £8.476bn in 2016/17 - a rise of 4.3 per cent, according to statistics from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Scouts are known for being resourceful and helpful, so it should come as no surprise that when two councillors in Lincolnshire needed to distribute election leaflets local Scouts stepped forward to assist.