Towards the Child Friendly City – 2nd call for papers

Submit your abstract or proposal for a presentation or workshop at Towards the Child Friendly City, in Bristol, by the new deadline of 30 September 2019* *owing to technical problems, now resolved, this page of the website was inaccessible for some time earlier this month, and we have therefore extended the original deadline of 25 … Continue reading Towards the Child Friendly City – 2nd call for papers

UK planning policy mainly fails children, but London, Wales and Scotland begin to show the way

This summer's publication of the Mayor of London’s proposed revisions to the London Plan was welcomed by advocates who have been pushing for a stronger policy on children and young people’s play, recreation, and independent mobility. Wider reaction to this part of the Plan, including from the UK government, signaled the ongoing influence of the … Continue reading UK planning policy mainly fails children, but London, Wales and Scotland begin to show the way

New Bill will ‘strengthen children’s rights’ in family law court cases

A new Bill to strengthen children's rights is to be brought to Holyrood, the Scottish Government has announced today. JThe Children (Scotland) Bill was revealed just hours before the First Minister unveils her Programme for Government, which is expected to include 14 new pieces of legislation. According to the government, the new legislation will aim … Continue reading New Bill will ‘strengthen children’s rights’ in family law court cases