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Ofsted brands council 'inadequate' over CSE failures

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  • Thursday, June 4, 2015
Surrey has become the fourth authority in the space of a month to have its children's services rated "inadequate" by Ofsted after inspectors flagged up serious concerns about how it deals with child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Call for review of special guardianship orders

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  • Thursday, December 11, 2014
The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) has called for a review of special guardianship orders (SGOs) amid a sharp rise in numbers being granted and concerns about the way they are used.

Coalition fails to improve care placements

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  • Thursday, November 27, 2014
The coalition government has failed to make any progress in getting children into the right placement when they first enter care and ensuring it is close to their home, a damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found.

Security concerns delay adoption video pilot

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  • Monday, November 17, 2014
A high-profile scheme intended to increase adoptions by allowing would-be adopters to search videos and photos of children has been delayed due to security issues, CYP Now has learned.