Every Child Matters
Parenting has increasingly become a central issue for public policy making. Initiatives such as Every Child Matters, Sure Start and Children’s Centres proliferate. There seems to be no end to the government’s appetite to marginalize parents and bring in the professionals into family life.
This forum will examine the impact that these initiatives are having on the family. How do these policies impact on the role of parents today?
If this were my child ... A councillor’s guide to being a good corporate parent
Handle with care: an investigation into the care system, Harriet Sergeant (Introduction)
Policy review of children & young people, HM Treasury
The State is a pretty rotten parent, Fiona Millar