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A new campaign for disabled children in Wales is calling on the Welsh Assembly Government to invest 21m in services.

The number of same sex couples who have adopted children has been revealed for the first time.

Care provider Sedgemoor in negotiations over sale

By Cathy Wallace |

18 September 2007

A national provider of care and education services for children is in the advanced stages of negotiating the sale of the entire business.

Plea for child victims to have guardians

By Tristan Donovan |

18 September 2007

A guardian should be appointed for every trafficked child, a report into the child slave trade due out tomorrow (20 September) will say.

Councils should have a lead member for poverty, the Lib Dems' Treasury spokesman Vince Cable said this week.

Three quarters of local authorities are failing to improve the information they collect about informal fostering of children and young people according to findings released by Ofsted.

Luton Council and the NSPCC have launched a project to help the large numbers of children in the area affected by domestic violence.

Families going through separation believe they are not receiving enough support, according to research carried out by The Centre for Separated Families.

Social Care: Review questions protection guidance

By Sarah Cooper |

18 September 2007

Government guidance into the link between supervision orders and the child protection system need to be re-examined, a serious case review has concluded.

The British Association of Social Workers has slammed the government for publishing a consultation on allegations of abuse against social care professionals, saying it is based on out-of-date information.