Children and Young People Now - The Law

The most recent articles from children and the law
  1. Section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 (sometimes known as the "Dubs amendment") placed a requirement on the Home Office to "make arrangements to relocate to the United Kingdom and support a specified...

  2. The National Referral Mechanism (NRM) is the system created by the UK to identify and support victims of trafficking, including child victims of trafficking. There have been a number of issues in the past...

  3. Separated children in care

    Legal aid The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) removed legal aid for matters including immigration, nationality and EU issues. This had a negative impact on many children...

  4. What is mediation? Mediation is the process by which families can negotiate with the help of a neutral third party. Mediation is recommended when parents find it hard to agree on making suitable arrangements...

  5. Securing support for children with SEN

    After almost a decade of funding cuts to local authorities, media and parliamentary attention has turned to what has been described by MPs as a "crisis in special needs care". Department for Education...