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Child protection cases soar as Cameron blames councils not cuts

As the number of cases involving child protection soar, Prime Minister David Cameron’s answer is to create an ideologically driven campaign for wholesale privatisation. Failing children’s services will now be taken over, while his government simultaneously makes deeper cuts into those services.

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Can David Cameron’s child protection task force achieve quality in children’s services?

When a proposal was made in 2014 that accredited standards for social work would be introduced by the Department of Education through the Chief Social Worker for England, I saw real potential for promoting social work excellence in children’s services.

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