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Children are being misdiagnosed with special educational needs due to pressure from pushy parents, according to a poll. Some mums and dads want an official diagnosis rather than accept that their youngster has a problem in the classroom that could be dealt with by a teacher, it suggests, while others…
Around 160,000 disabled people will be stripped of benefits entitlements after the Government shifted the goalposts to deal with legal rulings, according to Labour. A tribunal said personal independence payments (PIP) claimants with psychological problems who cannot travel without help must be treated like those who are blind. Claimants who…
The under-pressure social care sector in England is reportedly in line for a funding boost in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget next month. According to the Health Service Journal (HSJ), additional "stabilisation" money will be overseen by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which regulates the sector in England. It comes after…
Ministers are closing a resettlement scheme for child refugees because they fear it is acting as a magnet and luring vulnerable youngsters to a "watery grave". The Government has faced a fierce backlash over its decision to close the Dubs scheme after 350 children have been brought to the UK…
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