National Deprivation of Liberty Court to deal with child cases

A national Deprivation of Liberty Court will deal with all new cases involving children, it has been announced. The new court, announced by Sir Andrew McFarlane, president of the Family Division, will launch...

A hostile environment baton passed from Theresa May to Priti Patel – and a decade of cruelty

From ‘Go home’ vans to Rwanda deportation flights, there has been a lot to learn, but we can’t and won’t succumb to despair Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share this:Click to share on...

More than 1,000 children in care moved from their placement every week, research warns

Charities are warning that more than 1,000 looked-after children are moved on from their placement every week. Between 2018 and 2021 there were 220,210 changes to care placements, the equivalent of 1,059...

Launch of Future of Care study

The University of Oxford’s Rees Centre, at the Department of Education is partnering with Become, the national charity for children in care and young care leavers to define a new measurement of success for...

Unpaid carers changing the systems that trap them in poverty

Our society and the systems and services we have built do not value unpaid care work. In this blog, JRF outlines how we are working with people with lived experience of unpaid care work to develop policy...