Government backs down over ‘myth-busting’ guide on child protection Society | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/mar/24/government-backs-down-over-myth-busting-guide-on-child-protection?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other The government has withdrawn a controversial document that claims some statutory protections for vulnerable children are “myths”, after a charity launched an application for judicial review, the Guardian has learned. The “myth-busting” guide, issued last July, advised local authorities that they […]
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Our AGM will be held on Friday, April 12th at 2 PM at Voluntary Action Islington, 200A Pentonville Rd, London, N1 9PJ. See link for map and transport links. https://vai.org.uk/contact-us/how-to-find-us/ We will hold the formal part of our meeting first (various reports on our activity this year, election of trustees, and plans for next year). […]
NAIRO has developed an effectiveness improvement plan, in consultation with members and using our recent conference to gather ideas. We will consult and work with others in the sector, including the IRO managers group NIROMP to to develop this plan in the New Year. Click the following link to view the plan:- Improving IRO Effectiveness December […]
Children’s Minister Nadhim Zahawi offers strong statement of support for the IROs role in message to NAIRO conference on 18.10.18. He says we are the “grit in the oyster” which can produce the pearl. He encourages us to take measures to improve our effectiveness and to work with his department in promoting constructive change.