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Government to bar councils from opting out of child protection duties

Amendment to Children and Social Work Bill will remove list of ‘core legal duties’, including child protection and child in need provisions, from scope of controversial exemption clauses …

“We have listened very closely to the issues that have been raised and we want to continue to consult with those working in children’s social care as the clauses progress, including on the guidance that will accompany the power.”

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2 comments on “Government to bar councils from opting out of child protection duties

  1. Hi,

    I was trying to access the comments and was directed to register. But it seems a WordPress account is necessary to register. Is that the case? Or is there another way to register.

    Thanks

    Paul Smart

    On 9 Dec 2016 8:10 p.m., “National IRO Managers Partnership” wrote:

    > National IROs’ Managers Partnership posted: “Amendment to Children and > Social Work Bill will remove list of ‘core legal duties’, including child > protection and child in need provisions, from scope of controversial > exemption clauses … “We have listened very closely to the issues that > have been rai” >

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