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The Munro review of child protection: final report, a child-centred system

  title={The Munro review of child protection: final report, a child-centred system},
  author={Eileen Munro},
In Part One of the Munro Review (published 3rd February 2011, ISBN 9780108510137), Professor Munro set out the approach and features of the child protection system that needed exploring in detail. This second part and final report sets out recommendations to reform the child protection system, specifically from being over-bureaucratised and concerned with compliance to one that keeps a focus on children. Some of the recommendations include: that the Government should remove the specific… Expand
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