Chairman of the Justice for Families group says the legal system is stacked heavily against individuals and in favour of local authorities
Rising numbers of social housing tenants are being driven to consider suicide because of the introduction of Government welfare reforms, a study has shown.
The unusually subdued and non-partisan mood that came over MPs during Wednesday's Prime Minister's Questions was partly attributable to the shock caused by the early death of the conscientious and popular Labour MP, Paul Goggins. "He was a kind, brilliant man who believed profoundly in public service," David Cameron told the House, while Ed Miliband described him as "someone of the deepest principle."
Italian courts must get tougher on sex criminals
The latest in a series of damning reports concludes that early intervention would have saved the teenage girls from repeated attacks
Britain is trying to get tough on female genital mutilation – but does France offer the answer
The girl who should have weighed three stone was seized by Newport social workers last summer
'I was crying. I could feel my baby kicking inside me. I begged them not to do the caesarean,' she says. Now, Alessandra Pacchieri’s baby is being put up for adoption against her will
Friends say Gosling should be remembered for his many TV and radio documentaries, rather than the suspended sentence which saw an end to his career
Olive Stevenson could not have foreseen the great consequences for her when, 40 years ago, she wrote a dissenting addendum to the report of the inquiry, of which she was a member, into the death of Maria Colwell, a child who had been killed by her stepfather. It gave her an unwanted celebrity status which unleashed invitations to lecture and speak and projected her on to the national stage.
David Nath explains why he hopes his ‘Bedlam’ TV series will help change ingrained attitudes to psychotic illness
Children's minister Edward Timpson attacks 'no-one to blame' findings
The man who commissioned second report into the case of Baby P is facing questions tonight over his role as chair of Haringey’s Local Safeguarding Children’s Board after apologising for yet another child abuse case in the London borough.
She has inspired a global conversation about the importance of education and about the inequalities that still exist all over the world
Tracey Connelly, the mother of Baby P, is at “very high” risk of being targeted and attacked by vigilantes when she is released from prison, criminal justice experts have warned.
Comments made by Blackpool MP described as 'inaccurate' and 'demeaning people with dignity'