Children’s commissioner warns 120,000 teenagers at risk of ‘falling off the radar’

Tens of thousands of England’s teenagers are at risk of “falling off the radar” of schools and local authority children’s services as the country eases out of lockdown, the children’s commissioner for England...

Racism and child sexual abuse

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published a report examining child sexual abuse in ethnic minority communities. IICSA carried out 11 focus groups across England and Wales with...

Evaluation of ‘Move on up’ a housing and support project for young adult carers

Move On Up is a housing and support project for young adult carers which is being delivered by Quaker Social Action (QSA) in partnership with Commonweal Housing. Move On Up is testing whether a shared housing...

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Children’s mental healthcare

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a briefing setting out the support children with mental health needs receive from the NHS in England. Findings include: the overwhelming majority of NHS children’s mental health spending goes...

Child refugees

The Guardian reports that the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) has published a fact finding report one year after the demolition of the Calais refugee camp, which finds that as many as 400 unaccompanied children, claiming to...