Paediatricians criticise delay in plans to ban junk food adverts

“Disappointing” government plans to delay a ban on junk food adverts on TV and online will slow efforts to tackle rising childhood obesity, paediatricians have warned. Currently one in four children living in...

Kinship Care: Lack of legal support has ‘devastating consequences’

Almost four in 10 kinship carers had not received any legal advice about their rights and options for their kinship child, according to a new report from the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on kinship...

Poor families skipping meals and unable to afford heating, charity says

Action for Children says levels of severe and persistent hardship in cost of living crisis are among worst it has seen Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share this:Click to share on Twitter...

Residential care system lacking in specialist provision, expert warns

The residential care system does not have enough specialist provision to meet the needs of all children, according to the National Centre for Excellence in Residential Child Care (NCERCC). Read the full...

Ministers accused of cutting corners on childcare staffing ratios

Ministers have been accused of cutting corners and endangering children after the government confirmed it would consult on cutting childcare staffing ratios so that one adult can look after five two-year-olds...

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