Petition Review how Social Services operate and bring in procedures to protect parents

The Government should review Social Services with a view to abolishing the use of the term "at risk of possible future harm/neglect" and review all cases that have had children removed on this basis.

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It should also make recording equipment mandatory for social workers and ensure local authorities use the same computer system.

The term "at risk of possible future harm/neglect" is a contradiction within itself. With the correct support, there is no need to remove children from their birth families.

Hand written notes are not reliable. Parents should be provided with a recorded copy immediately after any contact.

Information sharing between departments needs to be simpler and quicker. Delays are causing too many problems in cases.

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