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Government plans for radical overhaul of family law would do little to help improve lives of vulnerable children, warn charities
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Charities warned that Government plans for a radical overhaul of family law including the introduction of shared parental leave would do little to help improve the lives of the most vulnerable children.
Sunday 20 January 2013
The charity's decision to end a career average pension scheme, just a few years after ditching final salary, is a warning to us all
Monday 24 December 2012
New support for adoptive parents was unveiled by the Government today in a bid to help find hundreds more volunteers to home 4,000 youngsters on a national register.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Pupils missed fewer lessons last year as children took less time off sick, official figures suggest.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Children in care homes are being subjected to sexual abuse of a “violent and sadistic nature”, England's Deputy Children's Commissioner Sue Berelowitz has warned.
Thursday 23 February 2012
The Government is to legislate to ensure that potential adoptions are not blocked purely because the would-be parents are not the same race as the child, Education Secretary Michael Gove announced today.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Rising energy prices have left the poorest families £450 short of being able to adequately heat their homes, a report reveals today. Meanwhile the big freeze in the past two weeks has cost each household in the UK an extra £77 in heating costs.
Friday 27 January 2012
Johnny Silvo was the sort of populist folk singer for whom Britain's folk scene coined the expression "folk entertainer". He was an old-school folkie whose repertoire of folk and folk-blues standards, jazz and blues material chimed with the country's folk scene in the 1960s and 1970s in particular. His name seldom figures in accounts of the subject, except maybe as a marginal note associated with Sandy Denny – the female lead singer of Fairport Convention and Fotheringay and Led Zeppelin IV guest vocalist – through her time singing with the Johnny Silvo Folk Four and their joint album Sandy & Johnny (1967). Silvo's audience, concentrated in Western Europe and Scandinavia, did not care and stayed true to the end.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Child poverty is set to rise "for many years to come" after an "almost certain reverse" in progress to wipe it out, the Government's advisor on social mobility said today.
Friday 04 November 2011
Monday 01 August 2011
The charity Barnardo's has threatened to pull out of a deal to help operate a "family-friendly" detention centre for failed asylum-seekers, due to open this month, if the Government continues to break its promises on locking up children.
Thursday 16 December 2004
Monday 13 December 2004
Wednesday 11 February 2004
Wednesday 31 December 2003
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