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Minister criticises Hamzah Khan review findings

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Children's minister Edward Timpson has slammed a review into the death of toddler Hamzah Khan for failing to answer key questions about the case, claiming it contains "glaring absences".

Professionals feel ‘powerless' when faced with neglect

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Nine out of ten teachers, police officers and social workers are regularly coming into contact with children they suspect to be suffering from neglect, but up to 40 per cent feel powerless to intervene, a report has warned.

Government announces overhaul of child protection procedures

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
National timescales for assessing children in need will be scrapped and guidance governing work with children drastically reduced, under the government's plans to overhaul procedures that it claims stifle the judgment of children's professionals.

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