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Social Worker Struck Off After Lie Which Led To Children Going Into Care

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
A social worker has been struck off after lying that a mother had threatened to kill herself and her three children, and burn their house down. The lies were directly responsible for the children being removed from…

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Adoption: No sale of kids (15.07.93)

Originally posted on spotlight:
15 July 1993 Islington Gazette p.14 ? “Social Services chairwoman Cllr Sandy Marks pledged her opposition on Monday to the Government’s plans to encourage councils to charge adopters thousands of pounds.” “Cllr Marks chairs the adoption…

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Tell Politicians What You Think About The Family Courts

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
Researching Reform is very privileged to have a readership which includes families and children with experience of the Family Courts, however politicians, peers and judges also visit the site daily, and we know they read your feedback. As…

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The government has failed to protect the human rights of children — Politics and Insights

Originally posted on Parents Rights Blog:
The UK has plummeted from 11th position to 156th in global ranking for meeting its child rights obligations in the space of a year. The UK now ranks among the bottom 10 global performers…

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News Outlet Lies About Its Coverage Of Rooftop Protest At Child Minister’s Home

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
The Consumer Watchdog Foundation has claimed that it was the first and only site to publish a story about the rooftop protest at former Children’s Minister Ed Timpson home last week. It also claims that it…

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The Buzz

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
The news items that should be right on your radar: Judges’ intervention prompts video-link rethink for youth cases Child sexual exploitation ‘woefully underreported’, warns NSPCC UK plummets from 11th to 156th in global children’s rights rankings

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Judge Rules Council Deliberately Obstructed Mother’s Adoption Challenge

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
In a case which represents an important development in highlighting unethical practice inside the child welfare sector, a High Court judge has ruled that a council and its social workers as well as the legal…

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