Chris Mills Baby Safety Weblog: A Kids’s Minister?

It now appears that Nadhim Zahawi MP will take on the obligations of youngsters’s minister (beforehand discharged by Robert Goodwill MP) within the Division for Schooling (DfE) . Does this imply that the Authorities now accords lowered precedence to kids’s social care?  I hope not, however I believe it does. …

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The HCPC and the tradition of blame

Chris Mills Youngster Safety Weblog: The HCPC and the tradition of blame The HCPC and the tradition of blame It was not way back – October 2017 to be exact – that I discovered myself feeling a glimmer of hope with regard to the HCPC. It appeared that there may …

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Right here as we speak and gone tomorrow

Simply over half a 12 months; that’s how lengthy the Youngsters’s Minister, Robert Goodwill, has lasted within the UK Authorities. Prime Minister Theresa Could has apparently sacked him in her ministerial reshuffle. The explanations for his departure stay unclear, however he had hardly been in submit lengthy sufficient for his …

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A depraved waste of cash

Chris Mills Little one Safety Weblog: A depraved waste of cash A depraved waste of cash Neighborhood Care studies that the Authorities has spent £11.22 million (sure, greater than £11 million) on creating the kids’s social employee accreditation checks of which £eight.52 went to non-public corporations. The current session confirmed …

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Steady Enchancment in Youngster Safety

I concluded my earlier put up by observing that every one too usually improvements that make appreciable preliminary affect are sometimes adopted by a interval of sustained retrenchment throughout which the advantages are eroded. On this put up, I need to develop that thought by taking a look at pondering …

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Two, 4, six, eight, let’s all inn-o-vate!

The ultimate analysis report on the Youngsters’s Social Care Innovation Programme [1] appeared to me to boost extra questions than it answered. Whereas the authors appeared usually upbeat concerning the affect of ‘Wave 1’ of the programme, to my thoughts their report appeared to qualify lots of its conclusions on …

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