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Magistrates issue 'exemption clause' warning

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Magistrates have added their voice to fears that measures in the Children and Social Work Bill to allow councils to opt out of children's legislation will undermine the rights of vulnerable young people.

DfE places emergency limits on adoption support

  • Thursday, October 6, 2016
The amount of money families with adopted children will be able to claim for therapeutic support is being capped with immediate effect due to unexpected levels of demand, the Department for Education (DfE) has said.

Legal Update: Staying put arrangements

Noel Arnold, director of legal practice at Coram Children's Legal Centre, discusses changes to the law that give children in care the chance to stay with their foster families until they turn 21.

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