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Local Government weekly highlights—7 December 2017

Published on: 07 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—7 December 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Children's social care
  • Unreliable forensic toxicology tests—next steps
  • Family Court finds adoptive parent to blame for child's death (County Council of the City and County of Cardiff v Scully-Hicks and others)
  • Government to roll out new social worker accreditation system in 2018
  • Government publishes proposals to support young people’s mental health
  • Social Housing
  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry update
  • Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Banning Order Offences) Regulations 2017
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government weekly highlights includes guidance for family lawyers on dealing with unreliable toxicology tests, analysis of the impact of the Grenfell tower disaster in shaping reform, and news of government proposals to improve mental health provision for young people, as well as education updates. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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