Children and Young People Now - The Law

The most recent articles from children and the law
  1. Children born between 1 April and 31 August are referred to as "summer-born children" for the purposes of school admission. Children ordinarily start school full-time in the September following their fourth...

  2. EU settlement scheme applications: Legal Update

    While the UK did not leave the European Union (EU) at the end of March, it did see the rollout of the EU settlement scheme, the largest-scale documentation programme the UK has ever seen. The future of...

  3. A recently published Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman report has criticised the actions of Cornwall Council that led to a boy with special educational needs, who had been excluded from his primary...

  4. G (Children: Fair Hearing), Re [2019] EWCA Civ 126 The case concerned two young children, who were made the subject of police protection orders after a confrontation between the parents had resulted...

  5. Research published by the children's commissioner for England last year estimated that there are more than two million children in England living in families with substantial complex needs and that 1.6...