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Support for special guardians

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at calls for changes to special guardianship orders to ensure that carers are adequately prepared and supported.

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 in Europe". The government has committed to transferring 480 children from France, Greece and Italy under section 67.

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.

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.

Assessing age of asylum seekers

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at the potentially harmful consequences of children seeking asylum having their ages disputed by immigration officials.