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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: Shared responsibility

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines how local authorities are meeting the needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

Legal Update: Special guardianship orders

Serious case review highlights need for rigorous assessments when placing a child with a special guardian, writes Kamena Dorling, head of policy & programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Trafficking and safe passages

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, considers a report that highlights failings in the UK government's response to addressing child trafficking.

EU national children in the UK

Some EU national children living in the UK may be British but not know it, so it is important families are aware of their rights, says Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Children's rights online

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram's Children's Legal Centre, argues that children and young people need better digital education to safeguard their rights in the online world.

Legal Update: NHS cost recovery proposals

Patients may soon need to present identification to access NHS treatment. Gargie Ahmad, intern at Coram Children's Legal Centre, considers the impact on undocumented migrant children and families.

Legal Update: Children and Social Work Bill

Marianne Lagrue, project officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the government's recent defeat in the House of Lords over controversial exemption clauses in the Children and Social Work Bill.

Legal Update: UN adopts complaints protocol

Children whose rights have been violated will soon be able to complain to an international committee, writes Kirsten Anderson, legal research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre.