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State of Caring report 2019

A snapshot of unpaid care in the UK   Each year, Carers UK carries out a survey of carers to understand the state of caring in the UK. Over 8,000 carers and former carers shared their experience of what it’s like to be a carer. This report provides a snapshot of caring in 2019 by only including the responses from the 7,525 people who are currently providing care. This is the largest State of Caring survey carried out by Carers UK to date.


Date Published: 9th July 2019
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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. First Report of Session 2019-20

In 2014, Parliament legislated with the intention of transforming the educational experiences of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. The reforms were ambitious: the Children and Families Bill sought to place young people at the heart of the system. However, as we set out in this report, that ambition remains to be realised. Let down by failures of implementation, the 2014 reforms have resulted in confusion and at times unlawful practice, bureaucratic nightmares, buckpassing and a lack of accountability, strained resources and adversarial experiences, and ultimately dashed the hopes of many.   The reforms were the...


Date Published: 23rd October 2019
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