Nothing left in authorities’ coffers as number of cases rockets
Wednesday 9th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Charity says sex education needs to be improved
posted by Felicity Collier in Britain
UNACCOMPANIED child refugees stranded in Europe have been left vulnerable to exploitation and trafficking after being failed by the British government, a report published today warns.
Ministers were accused of doing “as little as legally possible” to help minors who are...
Thursday 13th Jul 2017
A nasty mix of neoliberalism and the Tories’ austerity policies are having appalling effects on our children’s health and welfare, writes RICHARD HOUSE
Tuesday 10th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THOUSANDS of children are being left at risk of harm by the government’s failure to develop a credible plan to improve protection services, MPs warn in a report published today.
The public accounts committee (PAC) said progress had been “too slow” in the...
Friday 16th Dec 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
LABOUR accused the government yesterday of slamming the door on vulnerable children after figures revealed a staggering 156 Sure Start centres closed last year.
Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner, herself “a former Sure Start mum,” said the closures meant...
Friday 9th Dec 2016
Mothers warn that ministers are pushing to weaken protection for vulnerable children and allow security firms to take over care
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TRADE unionists are ramping up the campaign to save Bolton’s children’s centres with a rally this week.
Bolton Trades Union Council and Unison are organising a demonstration at a threatened centre in the village of Little Lever at 9.30am on Wednesday.
Tom Hanley of...
Sunday 25th Sep 2016
Thursday 7th Jan 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
SOCIAL networking sites are more concerned about their profits than protecting children from online dangers such as sexual abuse and cyber-bullying, the NSPCC warned yesterday.
The children’s charity has accused companies of not doing enough to protect youngsters from predators...
Tuesday 1st Sep 2015