Search Results

Found 61 results for .

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.

Immigration health surcharge

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs, examines the impact on young migrants of the increased immigration health surcharge that must be paid when making an immigration application.

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: Disabilities and school exclusions

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the impact of a landmark ruling on school exclusions for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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.

School admissions framework: Legal update

The current primary school admissions process continues to lead to poorer outcomes for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children, says Richard Oldershaw of the Child Law Advice Service.

Legal Update: Rights over exclusions

Machela Boampong, senior paralegal at Coram Children’s Legal Centre, and Dr Simon Gallacher, a freelance education research and policy adviser, on an analysis of school exclusions in North Kensington in London.

Legal Update: Migrant looked-after children

With one in 10 children in care being non-British, local authorities need to do more to identify and address their needs, says Marianne Lagrue, policy manager at Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Care and immigration status

Aayad Lami, solicitor at Coram Children’s Legal Centre, explains what support councils should provide to non-British children in care to ensure their immigration issues are identified earlier.

Legal Update: Discharge of SGOs

Leonie Jordan, associate legal consultant at CoramBAAF, highlights some of the complex issues and potential instabilities surrounding the process for discharging special guardianship orders.

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.