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Children and young people

LGA responds to children's commissioner's study on young carers

27 December 2016

Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People Board responds to a study from the Children's Commissioner for England on council support for young carers.

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Children and young people

Reforming support to young people

The new government has pledged to introduce a Youth Allowance for under-21s, removing them from the adult benefits system, and extending the role of Jobcentre Plus in schools and colleges.

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Children and young people

Youth custody

On 1 April 2015, the new legal framework for children and young people with SEN in youth custody, as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014, comes into force.

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Children and young people

Young offenders with SEN

Part of the new legal framework for supporting children and young people with SEN and disabilities in the Children and Families Act 2014, the new provisions apply to those who are detained in youth custody and will come into force on 1 April 2015

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LGA support for councils to reduce the number of young people ‘unknown'

The LGA has produced a guide to support councils in how they can track young people and reduce the numbers of ‘unknowns' in their area.

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25 November 2015