Category Archive: Welsh Government

Jun 08

WALES – e-Petition: Charter for Children and Fathers

We call upon the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to adopt all six points in the Charter for Action for Children & Fathers in Wales   1. All Welsh Government funded programmes to record gender of parents / carers they work with. 2. Set S.M.A.R.T. targets to increase participation of fathers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://operationfatherhood.org/welsh-government/e-petition-welsh-government/wales-e-petitioncharter-for-children-and-fathers/

Feb 27

WALES – Women’s aid worker sacked for affair with custody fight mum

A support worker with Cardiff Women’s Aid was sacked for gross misconduct after embarking on a lesbian relationship with a vulnerable client   A father of a child in a custody battle has called for an investigation (picture posed by models)   A support worker with Cardiff Women’s Aid was sacked for gross misconduct after …

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Permanent link to this article: http://operationfatherhood.org/welsh-government/domestic-violence-welsh-government/wales-womens-aid-worker-sacked-for-affair-with-custody-fight-mum/

Feb 19

WALES – Family Justice Network

Following the publication of the Family Justice Review in November 2011, a Family Justice Network for Wales was established in May 2012.   The network brings together agencies within the family justice system in Wales to: provide a local community of understanding and common purpose to improve services for children and families in Wales; complement, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://operationfatherhood.org/welsh-government/family-justice-network/wales-family-justice-network/

Feb 19

WALES – CAFCASS Cymru has undergone a transformational improvement

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS Cymru) has undergone a transformational improvement since their last inspection by Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) three years ago.   The last inspection of CAFCASS Cymru in 2010 found key inadequacies in leadership and management and recommended that improvements were needed in complaints, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://operationfatherhood.org/welsh-government/cafcass-cymru/wales-cafcass-cymru-has-undergone-a-transformational-improvement/

Dec 10

WALES/ENGLAND – Theresa May to demand police improve domestic violence handling

Domestic violence is considered “a norm” by too many men and some women, Theresa May said   Theresa May has been in talks with Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), which assesses the police, about possible improvements. In a BBC interview, she said there were still too many women being abused. Mrs May also said …

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Permanent link to this article: http://operationfatherhood.org/family-law-private/domestic-violence/walesengland-theresa-may-to-demand-police-improve-domestic-violence-handling/

Dec 10

WALES/ENGLAND – Adoptions in 2012 rise by nearly 10%

Adoptions exceed 5,000 for the first time since 2005   In 2012, the number of adoptions in England and Wales was 5,206, an increase of 9.8% since 2011 when there were 4,740 adoptions. The latest statistical release by the Office for National Statistics also shows that in that year most children adopted (63%) were aged …

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