Rachel Dickinson

  • Catch them early and save their lives

    03 July 2019

    A child’s experiences at an early age can make a major difference to their long-term outcomes. Rachel Dickinson explains how austerity and a lack of cash is preventing local needs being met,

  • Let austerity end for the children first

    28 May 2019

    Rachel Dickinson says a host of conflicting policy initiatives are making it harder for councils to give children and young people the help they need.

  • Fostering opinion

    08 August 2018

    Rachel Dickinson reacts to recent Government activity reviewing fostering activity across the country and says there is more to be done if local authorities are going to break the systemic issues plaguing the care sector.