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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Feature: Who would be a social worker?

Recruiting social workers from overseas is just the tip of the iceberg. By Alex Stevenson It’s one of the most worrying symptoms of a malaise which has been steadily worsening since the turn of the century – and has now been pushed closer to the edge by the Baby P tragedy. No one will deny… Read more »

Facing jailtime? Too many children are being incarcerated, Barnardos has warned
Govt jails young children ‘unnecessarily’

By Liz Stephens Children as young as 12 are being locked up by the government – contrary to its own sentencing criteria, a leading children’s charity has found. More than a third of children aged 12 to 14 who have served a custodial sentence should not have been put behind bars, a report by Barnado’s… Read more »