Warning over cost of caring for young asylum seekers

The cost to councils in England of looking after rising numbers of child asylum seekers has almost doubled in four years, the Local Government Association (LGA) says. It says the annual cost of providing...

Off-rolling in English schools

 21 February 2019 This Commons Library Briefing Paper provides an overview of the concerns that increasing numbers of children in England are being ‘off-rolled’ – being excluded or otherwise...

UK economy £100bn smaller because of austerity

Cumulative effect since 2010 has left each person £1,495 a year worse off, analysis shows. Austerity policies from the Treasury have resulted in slower growth in every year since 2010 and left each household...

Category - Marginalised & Excluded

Off-rolling in English schools

 21 February 2019 This Commons Library Briefing Paper provides an overview of the concerns that increasing numbers of children in England are being ‘off-rolled’ – being excluded or otherwise leaving school for reasons that do not...

County lines

  The St Giles Trust has published an evaluation, carried out by J H Consulting, of an intervention to help vulnerable children move away from involvement in drug distribution networks. The project was funded by the Home Office and focused on...

Children in custody

  HM Inspectorate of Prisons and the Youth Justice Board have published a report looking at the experiences of 12 -18 year olds held in secure training centres (STCs) and young offender institutions (YOIs) in England and Wales for 2017/18...