The Coalition's Programme for Government made a number of commitments to protect children and restore trust in the professionals who care for them.
This section contains the latest news from the Department on safeguarding and social work reform.
Information about the strategies in place to prevent and manage children and young people who run away from home or care.
General article 05 November 2010
Information relating to the publication of two Serious Case Review overview reports about Peter Connelly, including links to the downloadable reports.
General article 26 October 2010
Information about the UK Council for Child Internet Safety and the 'Click Clever Click Safe' campaign on child internet safety.
General article 25 November 2010
Letters written by Tim Loughton and Jeanette Pugh to DCSs and LSCB chairs, which relate to changes in statutory guidance.
Guidance 21 October 2010