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Daily roundup: Carers allowances, Daniel Pelka, and safeguarding

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  • Thursday, August 1, 2013
An investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman has found 340 carers in Liverpool were underpaid by the council; the serious case review into the death of four year old Daniel Pelka will be published shortly; and the SNP wants to bring in state-appointed guardians for all children, in the news today.

Early intervention 'reduces demand for child protection services'

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  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
Investment in early intervention is reducing demand for child protection services by up to 30 per cent in some local authorities, while other areas struggle to cope with huge increases in demand, research by the Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS) has found.

ADCS launches inquiry into the care system

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  • Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Directors of children's services have launched an inquiry into the purpose of the care system, as part of plans to radically improve provision for looked-after children across the country.