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News & Resources – April 2020

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Nagalro joins Campaign to Revoke new regulations SI No 445

‘The Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020’ -statutory instrument: no 445

30 Apr 2020

Nagalro has joined the steering group organised by Article 39 and is fully behind their campaign Scrap SI 445 to get the regulations withdrawn.  These regulations came into effect on 24 April without any Parliamentary scrutiny and debate. Stop... Read more

Children's Commissioner report: 'We're all in this together'

Local area profiles of child vulnerability

30 Apr 2020

April 2020 The Children’s Commissioner’s local area profiles of child vulnerability provide a way for councils to understand which groups of children are likely to be at risk under lockdown, and how many children in their area fall into those... Read more

Nagalro seeks guidance specifically for ISWs on how to work safely during the pandemic

27 Apr 2020

On 3 April 2020 Nagalro wrote to the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, asking for guidance specifically for Independent Social Workers on how to balance honouring their obligations to the courts and work within restrictions to... Read more

Re P (A child: Remote Hearing) Approved Judgment

22 Apr 2020

A judgment from the President on the issue of when there should and should not be video hearings.  Click here to download document. Read more