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An ex-childminder has received a suspended prison sentence for continuing to provide childcare after a member of her family was arrested for a sexual offence.
Nearly 16,000 babies under the age of one are growing up in ‘toxic’ households at risk of severe harm, warns a new report from the children’s commissioner.
Children awaiting adoption outnumber adopters by two to one, new figures show.
Nurseries should help parents and carers make their homes safer to prevent injuries in under-fives, recommends a new national accident prevention strategy.
The Government has updated its safeguarding guidance for schools to include the introduction of GDPR and tackle concerns about female genital mutilation and child-on-child sexual violence.
MPs and peers are calling for urgent action after a parliamentary inquiry finds that vulnerable children are missing out on early help and face a postcode lottery of support.
Over two million children in England are growing up in families where there are serious risks, according to a new report from the Children’s Commissioner.
Tens of thousands of children at risk of abuse and neglect are being put at risk as cuts to council budgets mean chances to intervene are repeatedly missed, warns charity.
A new campaign to improve working conditions for social workers and raise children’s outcomes has been launched today.
Four nurseries in Devon are to be permanently closed, leaving more than 400 children without childcare and 100 members of staff without jobs.
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