Children in care in England could hit almost 100,000 by 2025

The CCN’s lead for children and Conservative leader of East Sussex County Council, Keith Glazier, said with local authorities spending their money on the growing need, councils “aren’t having the ability to go out and do more early intervention with families, to try and keep families together, rather than having to take children into care”. … Read more

Covid cases highest in younger children in England

“Socialising indoors in places with poor ventilation increases the risk of infection. Help protect yourself and loved ones by opening windows and doors to ventilate the room when meeting people inside. Wash your hands regularly and wear a mask in crowded places. If you have any Covid-19 symptoms, stay at home and get a PCR … Read more

Coronavirus live: European Medical Agency approves Moderna booster; UK records 36,567 new cases

12.01am BST00:01 That’s it from me, Samantha Lock, for today. In the meantime follow along with all our coronavirus coverage here. I’ll be back bringing you the latest with another live blog a little later today. 11.49pm BST23:49 Summary Thanks for joining us. Here’s a round-up of the day’s leading Covid stories: European Medical Agency … Read more