Headlines of Interest



Ofsted, the care Quality Commission have published a report examining the multi agency respone to children living with domestic abuse.

Child abduction returns trumped by asylum claims.

Number of looked-after children continues to increase, while number of adoptions falls
September 2017
The Department for Education has published information on looked-after children at both national and local authority levels for the financial year 2016 to 2017.

Families and the Labour Market, England: 2017
September 2017
The Office for National Statistics has released an article exploring how the employment of men and women aged 16 to 64 with children has changed over the past two decades and what the current picture looks like.

Civil partnerships rise 3.4 per cent
27 September 2017
The Office for National Statistics has released new data that shows uptake of civil partnerships rising 3.4 per cent in 2016 compared with 2015.

The Fostering Network responds to report that a quarter of adoptive families are ‘in crisis’
September 2017
A survey by the BBC and Adoption UK has revealed that more than a quarter of adoptive families are in crisis.