Children’s rights legal digest – October 2022

This month, following a seven-year inquiry and the publication of 19 individual investigation reports, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) published its concluding report. Drawing on evidence from over 7,000 victims and survivors, this final report makes 20 recommendations to ensure children are better protected from child sexual abuse. In this issue, we … Read more

Home Office ‘loses’ 222 children, with 39 now missing for at least 100 days

New data released to Labour’s Shadow Children’s Minister, Helen Hayes MP, reveals that 222 children are missing from the so-called care of the Home Office. Responding to a parliamentary question, Immigration Minister Tom Pursglove MP reports that 222 children “are missing” as of 19 October 2022, though provides information only in respect of 142 children. … Read more