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In the News: Children's rights failing to improve; Hugh Thornbery's AGM speech

Published: 21.11.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: Children's rights failing to improve; Hugh Thornbery's AGM speech

Children's rights failing to improve
The latest report from the Children's Rights Alliance has found that systematic failures in public services and national policy are causing too many children to fall through the human rights safety net. CRAE

Hugh Thornbery reflects on his first year in post
After a year as chief executive of Adoption UK, Hugh Thornbery reflects on the year's achievements. Adoption UK AGM & Conference 16/11/13

10,000 children not attending school
As many as 10,000 children are missing out on full-time education, with many of them left vulnerable to abuse or getting involved in antisocial behaviour, Ofsted has warned. CYP 19/11/13

Community Care survey exposes how rising thresholds are leaving children in danger
Survey of 600 social workers reveals disturbing evidence that thresholds for intervention have increased to save money and time. Community Care 19/11/13