Child protection

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The Guardian view on Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: more lessons to learn | Editorial
Editorial: The promised review into the six-year-old’s death must not shy away from constraints linked to shrinking resources


06, Dec, 2021 @7:12 PM

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After the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, time to focus on children still at risk | Gaby Hinsliff
There has been an outcry about schooling missed during the pandemic. We need a similar approach to keep the vulnerable safe, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

06, Dec, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Hundreds of calls made to UK helpline about sexual abuse in schools
Incidents reported include name-calling, online abuse, unwanted touching, assault and rape

Sally Weale Education correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Campaigners threaten UK legal action over porn sites’ lack of age verification
Exclusive: failure to prevent children seeing online porn puts them at risk of abuse and lifelong trauma, say children’s safety groups

Harriet Grant and Dan Milmo

05, Dec, 2021 @10:24 PM

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How can children in the UK be protected from seeing online pornography?
As concern grows among experts about the impact on children of seeing pornographic images, how can access be restricted?

Dan Milmo and Harriet Grant

05, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: review launched into six-year-old’s murder
Government review to seek answers regarding circumstances that led to Arthur’s death

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

05, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Don’t be fooled by deceitful parents, top child expert warns social workers
Professionals urged to be more sceptical and ready to remove at-risk children after death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Mark Townsend

05, Dec, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Sometimes the most caring thing to do is to remove a child from their family | Sonia Sodha
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes was failed fatally, left to be terrorised in his own home. The idea that care should be avoided at all costs is wrongheaded

Sonia Sodha

05, Dec, 2021 @6:58 AM

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The Observer view on the state of children’s social care | Observer editorial
Our vulnerable youngsters deserve the best the state can do and the Arthur Labinjo-Hughes case shows the tragic cost of failure

Observer editorial

05, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sentences for killers of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes to be reviewed for leniency
Attorney general to consider whether jail terms for Emma Tustin and Thomas Hughes are long enough

Nadeem Badshah

04, Dec, 2021 @7:50 PM

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: abuse cases missed due to cuts, Climbié inquiry chair says
Peer who led inquiry into death of Victoria Climbié says social care cuts hitting child protection services

Nicola Slawson

04, Dec, 2021 @11:42 AM

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PM pledges to ‘leave no stone unturned’ in review of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’ death
Robert Halfon, who chairs education select committee, accuses services and authorities of ‘dramatic failure’

Richard Adams and Patrick Butler

04, Dec, 2021 @5:45 AM

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