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Over a hundred individuals have been recognised for their work with children and young people in the New Year Honours List.

Clegg announces children and youth jobs

By Tom Lloyd |

21 December 2007

Newly appointed Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has revealed who will fill the key positions on children and youth issues in his party.

MPs to examine looked after children plans

By Sarah Cooper |

19 December 2007

The group of MPs that monitors the work of the Department for Children, Schools and Families is to carry out an inquiry into looked-after children.

Service integration reaches the Isle of Man

By Tristan Donovan |

19 December 2007

The Isle of Man is to follow England's example by integrating its services for children and young people.

MPs call for action on poverty in Scotland

By Tom Lloyd |

17 December 2007

The UK government's efforts to tackle child poverty have been effective in Scotland, but MPs have said more needs to be done.

Universities must tighten up child protection

By Tristan Donovan |

14 December 2007

The government has called on universities to tighten up their child protection procedures.

Welfare reforms to tackle child poverty

By Tom Lloyd |

13 December 2007

The government has announced a shake up of the welfare benefits system, which ministers claim will help eradicate child poverty.

Young call for social care staff recognition

By Sarah Cooper |

13 December 2007

Children believe the new National Minimum Standards for children's social care should recognise staff and carers are important in children's lives.

Children's commissioner for Wales appointed

By Sarah Cooper |

13 December 2007

Save the Children's Keith Towler is to take on the role of children's commissioner for Wales.

Ofsted chief defends inspection processes

By Cathy Wallace |

12 December 2007

The head of inspectorate Ofsted has said she is very secure about the processes used in this year's annual performance assessment of local authorities.