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DfE commissioned Foster Care Review

March 13, 2018

There are 50,000 children in England in foster care at any point in time. Foster carers are selected by local government which assesses the children and funds the places. DfE has published a review of foster care.…

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Reviving localism: three challenges

December 13, 2017

In January 2017, the LGiU committed to exploring three core policy questions over the course of the year: Finance: How should local government be funded? Democracy: How can we strengthen local democracy? Services: How do we design…


Seminar: Safeguarding: a human rights approach to protecting adults

April 19, 2018

The course will help participants strengthen their understanding of what the Human Rights Act means for everyday safeguarding practice. This course will cover a broad range of adult safeguarding practice areas, including violence against women, mental health…

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