To raise awareness of, and support for, kinship care and kinship carers by amplifying the voices and experiences of children in kinship care and their families. To inform parliamentarians and to promote policy and practice which supports more children to live safely within their family and friends network, when they cannot live with their parents.
Found: the UK who are being raised by relatives – in ‘kinship care’ – because their parents are unable to look
2. Kinship Care
21/04/2021 - APPGs
Found: To raise awareness of, and support for, kinship care and kinship carers by amplifying the voices and experiences
3. Support for family and friends carers looking after children
11/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research
Found: Financial support for family and friends carers (kinship carers) By Manjit Gheera, Steven Kennedy and Hannah
4. Written Evidence: Lana Gayle (CSWB 40)
10/01/2017 - Bill Documents
Found: submitted by Lana Gayle (CSWB 40)
I am a Kinship carer of almost 3 years. I am a working single
5. Exempt kinship care households from the 2 child restriction on child tax credit
02/10/2017 - Petitions
Found: 200,000 children being raised by kinship carers across the UK. Kinship carers are grandparents, older siblings
1. Social Security Support for Kinship Carers
18/10/2017 - Westminster Hall
1: House has considered social security support for kinship carers.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link
2: She makes an excellent case for the needs of kinship carers. Does she agree that we need to look more - Speech Link
3: social workers or child mental health services, kinship carers usually are left to get with on with it - Speech Link
2. Kinship Carers: Two-child Limit Policy
11/12/2017 - Lords Chamber
1: Government acknowledge the immense value of care provided by kinship carers. We are working to ensure that - Speech Link
2: her mother died suddenly so she gave up college to care for her three younger siblings. This year, four - Speech Link
3: of the House on this issue and listen with great care to the words of the noble and learned Lord, Lord - Speech Link
3. Care Crisis Review
05/09/2018 - Westminster Hall
1: That this House has considered the findings of the Care Crisis Review.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: taken into care, sometimes unnecessarily. Does she agree on the importance and value of kinship carers and - Speech Link
4. Universal Credit
23/04/2018 - Lords Chamber
1: policy. This House had secured an exemption for kinship carers, but Ministers applied it in such a way - Speech Link
2: provided by kinship carers. We are working to ensure that they are supported by enabling them to access benefit - Speech Link
5. Benefit Cap: Child and Family Well-being
30/04/2018 - Lords Chamber
1: mothers of infants. There is no special nursery care for those, and mothers should be with their infants - Speech Link
2: week’s decision by the High Court in relation to kinship carers. We have considered that part of the judgment - Speech Link
3: constituent who had two dependent children in her care and was then asked by social services to take in - Speech Link
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Andrew Gwynne MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4708.
Public Enquiry Point:
Jordan Hall, Family Rights Group, The Print House, 18 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL . Tel: 020 7923 2628
Family Rights Group acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.frg.org.uk/
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