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Pelka report highlights practice and management failings

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  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Poor social work practice and management combined with high caseloads at Coventry's children's services were factors in child protection systems failing to prevent the death of four-year-old Daniel Pelka, a new review into his case has concluded.

One in three areas fail children with special needs

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  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Councils and health organisations in around a third of areas are failing to effectively support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), analysis by Ofsted and health watchdog the Care Quality Commission has revealed.

Home Office unveils statutory FGM guidance

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  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Statutory guidance for how children's social workers, doctors, police and teachers should deal with suspected cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been published by government as part of attempts to protect potential victims.

Minister criticises Hamzah Khan review findings

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  • 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".

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