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Keeping Parliament Informed: The Children’s Workforce-Inspectors

Monday 19 January 2009: The Children’s Workforce – Inspectors, with speakers Dame Anne Owers (HM Chief Inspector of Prisons), Juliet Winstanley (Divisional Manager, Local Services Inspection, OFSTED) and Jean Humphries (Deputy Director, Children, OFSTED). The All Party Parliamentary Group for Children has held one meeting in January and chose the children’s workforce as their theme … Read more

Wasting Professionals’ Time

Under Section 5(2) of the Criminal Law Act 1967 a person can be charged with wasting police time, and if the case is serious, a sentence of six months in prison may be passed. The guidelines suggest that wasting ten hours marks the watershed for action to be taken. I suggest that it is time … Read more