More needs to be done to avoid children being held on remand, says report

Nearly a third of all children in custody are still being placed there on remand prompting calls to find alternatives to this form of detention, a report says. Read the full article on this link to Children...

Child poverty now costs Britain £38bn a year, says new independent report

Despite Conservative claims to have reduced childhood deprivation, the burden on taxpayers has soared over the past eight years
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‘It takes too long to get support’: alarm over rising primary school exclusions

Sam Bates* was excluded from school for the first time when he was five years old. After moving into year 1, he struggled to sit still, became frustrated with staff and pushed chairs over. He was sent home for...

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