The new Children’s Minister, Edward Timpson – appointed during September’s Cabinet re-shuffle – has called for social work training to be overhauled. He was speaking at the National Children and Adult Services conference in Eastbourne earlier this week where he told those attending that social work should be attracting the brightest and best people available…

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Both Paul Burstow and Tim Loughton have both lost their positions within child and adult social care in David Cameron’s recent cabinet re-shuffle. Paul Burstow had been the Social Care Minister in the Department of Health and had been involved in the recent social care white paper which had been long-expected to tackle the issue…

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