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Children and families news from UK Parliament.

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Universal Credit and childcare costs: Work and Pensions Committee publishes Government Response to Report
Work and Pensions Committee publishes Government response to report on Universal Credit and childcare costs.
31 March 2023
Public Services Committee launches new inquiry into Children’s Social Care Strategy
The Public Services Committee announces a short inquiry which will consider the effectiveness of the Government’s strategy for children’s social care, and whether it will meet the identified needs in the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care report.
09 March 2023
Committee Corridor: Heart-breaking trauma of adoption practices between 1949-76 laid bare in latest episode
Episode three looks at the trauma from the adoption of children of unmarried mothers
16 February 2023
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MPs to debate the High Income Child Benefit Charge
MPs to debate the High Income Child Benefit Charge
30 January 2023
Lords debates life chances of vulnerable teenagers
Members discuss educational prospects in light of new report by Commission for Young Lives. Catch up
27 January 2023
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2022 in the House of Lords
Catch up on a packed year in the Lords with 5,244 changes to 100 bills, plus questions and debates in over 3,350 hours of business.
19 December 2022
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House of Lords Podcast: adult social care, and children and families
This month we speak to two members who have been leading investigations into improving adult social care and how the government has incompletely implemented the Children and Families Act.
08 December 2022
Children and Families Act 2014: an example of inadequate implementation
The Children and Families Act 2014 Committee publishes its report, Children and Families Act 2014: A failure of implementation.
06 December 2022
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MPs to hold a debate on the Independent review of children’s social care
MPs to hold a debate on the Independent review of children’s social care
21 November 2022
Suspension of parental responsibility for people convicted of serious offences to be debated by MPs
Suspension of parental responsibility for people convicted of serious offences to be debated by MPs
02 November 2022
Lords debates opportunities for women and girls
Members debate economic wellbeing, welfare and safety and opportunities. Catch up
15 July 2022
Official apology sought in recognition of lasting suffering caused by adoption practices in 1950s-1970s involving unmarried mothers - JCHR
Official apology sought in recognition of lasting suffering caused by adoption practices in 1950s-1970s involving unmarried mothers - JCHR
15 July 2022
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Procedure Committee publishes report on proxy voting and presence of babies in the Commons Chamber
The report is the culmination of two inquiries undertaken by the Committee
01 July 2022
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Children in poverty and the Child Maintenance Service inquiry launched
The Work and Pensions Committee explores how the DWP might improve the Child Maintenance Service
23 May 2022
Parliament concludes scrutiny of Health and Care Bill
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
27 April 2022
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