Author Archives: Mark Lee

Troubled Families Agenda Phase 2: Thinking outside the tick box

On the 16th of October Bristol City Council hosted the conference Troubled Families Agenda Phase 2: Thinking outside the tick box at the Passenger shed. The Troubled Families team in Bristol wanted to share the new criteria and vision for phase … Continue reading

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New Bristol Safeguarding Children Board Threshold Guidance

The Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is issuing new threshold guidance to assist professionals working with children and families. The overall aims of the guidance are to: promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people promote a consistent … Continue reading

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2011 Every Child Matters (ECM) Report

The 2011 Every Child Matters (ECM) Report available. This report arises from a survey of children and young people in primary and secondary schools in Bristol conducted in the Spring and Summer of 2011, following earlier surveys in 2008, 2009 … Continue reading

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Bristol Child Poverty Strategy 2011-2020 Published

Bristol is pleased to publish its first Child Poverty Strategy, which is based on an extensive needs assessment and citywide consultation. The most recent full national data release showed that 21,835 Bristol children live in poverty (26.7%) – the highest … Continue reading

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Troubled Families Bulletin

The national Troubled Families agenda has been widely reported in the media over the past two months following statements from the Prime Minister giving his personal commitment, as well as committing resources, to ‘turn round the lives of Britain’s 120,000 … Continue reading

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The Bristol Children & Young People’s Plan 2011-2014 Published

The Bristol Children & Young People’s Plan 2011-2014 has been published. The CYP Plan seeks to add value to the work undertaken by individual agencies by shining a light on our partnership priorities – those which no agency can address on their own.  The … Continue reading

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Unicef Report: Children’s Well-being in UK, Sweden & Spain Published

In 2007, a Unicef report ‘An overview of child well-being in rich countries‘ ranked the UK bottom of a league table for child well-being across 21 industrialised countries. UNICEF UK commissioned Ipsos MORI to explore some of the reasons behind these statistics by … Continue reading

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