Category: Children and Social Work Bill

CHILDREN’S LEGAL PROTECTION IS SAFE

Children and Young People Now magazine reported earlier today that it understands Ministers will back amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill, to delete the exemption clauses. This has now been confirmed: the Education Secretary Justice Greening has added her name to the Shadow Children’s Minister’s amendments to LEAVE OUT the exemption clauses (32-39).…

EXEMPTION CLAUSES ARE “A SERIOUS DANGER”

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…