Despite the Local Government Finance Bill failing to materialise, ministers are expected to resurrect plans for councils to generate all their income locally, with potentially dire results for children's services in some areas.
The UK government has set out proposals for those who currently have European Union rights to live, work and study in the UK to be able to apply for a form of settled status on or after withdrawal from the EU.
Kantar Public, a research and evaluation agency, explores the benefits, challenges and opportunities of using social workers as embedded research practitioners to help monitor and evaluate children's social care services
The death in 2007 of Peter Connelly resulted in a media furore over failures in his care. Child protection expert Ray Jones charts how a decade on the impact of the case can still be seen in safeguarding services
The loss of its overall majority has been politically costly for the government, but it has also caused policy upheaval and ministerial changes affecting children's services. Sector leaders consider the implications.