Cordis Pulse: December 2015
17 December 2015
This month's edition of the Cordis Pulse includes:
- Reports delivered by the Early Intervention Foundation in conjunction with the Home Office and Cordis Bright on gangs and serious youth violence.
- A joint report from the Rees Centre at the University of Oxford and the University of Bristol which found that fostered children perform better at school than children who remain living with their parents whilst received social care support, achieving an average of six grades higher at GCSE level.
- The Children's Commissioner's study on the unreported levels of child sexual abuse in England.
- The Ministry of Justice published an analysis of re-offending amongst offenders aged 10-17 between 2002 and 2013, finding that whilst the numbers of young offenders have fallen, rates of re-offending have been increasing.
- A report by the think tank ResPublica suggesting that the residential care home sector in England could see large-scale bed closures in the next five years, and estimates that there may be a £1.1 billion shortfall in funding by April 2020.
- Updated guidance from the Department of Health concerning modern slavery.