• 1 Jun 15
    Prime Minister David Cameron is bringing forward plans to double free childcare offered to working parents from 15 hours to 30 hours per week and pledged to review funding for the scheme before the...
  • Sad child
    10 Mar 15
    Many councils are struggling to protect vulnerable children amid funding pressures and increasing public scrutiny on social care services following failures in places such as Rotherham, an analysis...
  • Child care
    19 Mar 14
    The expected announcement by the chancellor in today's Budget on extra support for childcare costs is welcome. But we must not lose sight of the quality issues
  • Child care
    12 Feb 14
    Childcare is edging its way up the political agenda, with all parties making offers on improved support. But they miss the point about the quality of care, pay in the sector and universal need
  • 26 Oct 10
    The government has today published the two Serious Case Reviews into the death of the child originally known as Baby P in Haringey in 2007.