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5 months ago
External news

Child poverty pushing schools to the brink, says staff survey

Schools are reeling in the face of rising child poverty according to a widescale survey by the Education Anti-Poverty Coalition A large majority of staff reported that they and their colleagues are increasingly having to divert from their allocated roles to deal with its impact while over half of teachers reported an increase...
londoncouncils
See below for our press release with the key findings from the research we commissioned from @Savills and… https://t.co/BClulZpIb2
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5 months ago
External news

Councils waste £60m on tribunals over SEND children, report shows

Councils blew m in a year on unsuccessful court disputes with parents and carers seeking support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities SEND according to new research A new report by Pro Bono Economics PBE commissioned by the Disabled Children's Partnership DCP reveals that more than SEND tribunals were...
londoncouncils
The research reveals only 2.3% of London listings on Rightmove in 2022-23 were affordable to those using the benefi… https://t.co/KYN1IZLJG5
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5 months ago
External news

Councils waste £60m on tribunals over SEND children, report shows

Councils blew m in a year on unsuccessful court disputes with parents and carers seeking support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities SEND according to new research A new report by Pro Bono Economics PBE commissioned by the Disabled Children's Partnership DCP reveals that more than SEND tribunals were...
londoncouncils
The government's decision to freeze Local Housing Allowance rates has significantly reduced the number of propertie… https://t.co/pRDmZBeW9J
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5 months ago
LSWC news

Hillindon Council announces innovative new youth offer

Hillingdon Council's Cabinet have approved the delivery of an exciting, new Youth Offer reflecting the diverse, flexible needs of today's young people.
londoncouncils
@CllrDRodwell With supply of housing in the private rental sector falling, rents are skyrocketing. London is becomi… https://t.co/V92faf2Nnj
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5 months ago
External news

Welsh government commits to corporate parenting pledge list

Wales' first minister has signed a new Corporate Parenting Charter committing the Welsh government to nine promises when working with care-experienced children and young people The charter sets out principles that all public bodies and their leaders should follow in the design and delivery of services such as eradicating stigma providing a stable home and...
SocialWorkEng
RT @researchIP: What does an effective CPD record look like? Join us for a session on 21 July with @SocialWorkEng, supporting you to reflec…
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5 months ago
External news

Welsh government commits to corporate parenting pledge list

Wales' first minister has signed a new Corporate Parenting Charter committing the Welsh government to nine promises when working with care-experienced children and young people The charter sets out principles that all public bodies and their leaders should follow in the design and delivery of services such as eradicating stigma providing a stable home and...
londoncouncils
RT @CapitalLets: Private rental listings drop by 41% in London, new research reveals #UKhousing https://t.co/a1rjDYZp2V
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5 months ago
External news

Racism, exclusion, and isolation: Barnardo’s calls for children’s care changes

A new report from the children's charity highlights the harrowing experiences children of colour experience within the care system As it stands research into young Black people's experience of the care system is limited However a new report from Barnardo's a leading UK children's charity provides a tragic yet grounding insight Titled 'Double Discrimination'...
londoncouncils
RT @PialiDG: .@londoncouncils has been calling for Local Housing Allowance rates to be lifted for some time now. The new report we commissi…
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5 months ago
External news

Racism, exclusion, and isolation: Barnardo’s calls for children’s care changes

A new report from the children's charity highlights the harrowing experiences children of colour experience within the care system As it stands research into young Black people's experience of the care system is limited However a new report from Barnardo's a leading UK children's charity provides a tragic yet grounding insight Titled 'Double Discrimination'...
londoncouncils
As our housing lead @CllrDRodwell says: "This research is the latest evidence of how the capital’s broken housing… https://t.co/56maRGJqwI
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5 months ago
External news

Council facing overspend after surge in costs for children’s care placements

Leicestershire County Council is forecasting a budgetary overspend this year after the cost of children's social care placements rose by a fifth in the space of just over a year After four months of the financial year the council is projecting a net revenue overspend of m on its m budget although in-year efficiencies...
londoncouncils
We've published new research on the turbulence in London's private rental market. There has been a sharp fall in t… https://t.co/xIGKCK4Vbf
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5 months ago
External news

Council facing overspend after surge in costs for children’s care placements

Leicestershire County Council is forecasting a budgetary overspend this year after the cost of children's social care placements rose by a fifth in the space of just over a year After four months of the financial year the council is projecting a net revenue overspend of m on its m budget although in-year efficiencies...
SocialWorkEng
RT @JackEHarrison: Attending @IdeasAlliance_ @Camerados_org 'Not another co-production festival' today in Birmingham as part of co-product…
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