Serious case review into former G4S child prison

The BBC has reported that a serious case review has been launched into the abuse of child prisoners in G4S child prison, Medway secure training centre. In January 2016, BBC Panorama broadcast disturbing footage of children being physically and emotionally abused by officers. The then Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, established the Medway Improvement Board, which … Read more


PROFESSOR EILEEN MUNRO SAYS EXEMPTION CLAUSES ARE “A SERIOUS DANGER” The London School of Economics professor whose work has been consistently cited by Ministers as the inspiration for controversial clauses in the Children and Social Work Bill has deserted the policy. The clauses allow individual councils to opt out of their legal duties to help … Read more