Parents Against Injustice
Safeguards are needed against social workers
SIR – For over 25 years we have been supporting parents subjected to unfounded allegations of child abuse and we echo Christopher Booker’s concerns (June
20) that the system has swayed too far in favour of social services when
they wish to remove children from loving families.
It is worrying that not only are applications to remove children growing as a result of an overreaction to the tragic Baby…Continue
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So Mr Narey states that more children should be taken into care.
The Director of Barnardos should be well aware that the family courts are in meltdown, with the alarmingly increase in care proceedings, which in some parts of the country is as much as 80%.
With the former comes the large waiting list for guardians to be appointed to cases, in the family court arena, the waiting list in some
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The Conservative and Liberal Democrat Parties have reached agreement on a preliminary range of issues. Deficit reduction remains the most urgent issue and the parties have confirmed
that this would be effected more by reduced spending than by increased
taxes, including cuts of £6 billion to non-front line services within the…
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24 Jun 2010
Central London (Venue TBC)
The recruitment and retention of social workers is at crisis point. Research by the Local Government Association has found that 60…Continue
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