Tags: APPG

CiCC in the Corridors of Power

CiCC in the Corridors of Power

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:30 by Catriona Candler

We are TJ and Rosie, we're members of the Beacon Children in Care Council. Today we attended the APPG for Children in Care and Care Leavers at Westminster, to discuss the topic of stigma, stereotypes and care. The debate motion was

"Care Leavers should be willing... Read More »

Tags: APPG, CiCC, Stereotypes, Voice, Westminster

Our Trip to the APPG

Our Trip to the APPG

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2016 15:24 by Catriona Candler

Every two months the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Looked After Children and Care Leavers meet at Westminster to discuss issues regarding children in care. On Wednesday 2nd March it was all about children's homes, the title was

How can we ensure... Read More »

Tags: APPG, CiCC, Residential Care, Trips, Voice, Westminster

APPG - Westminster

APPG - Westminster

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:39 by Catriona Candler

On the 5th of June we went to an All Party Parliamentary Group meeting in Westminster. The purpose of these meetings is to bring young people who are in care, and those with authority together so things that matter to us can be debated and addressed.

This meeting... Read More »

Tags: APPG, CiCC

A National Voice visits our CICC

A National Voice visits our CICC

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:59 by Sam Harvey

The April CICC meeting was observed by Rosi from A National Voice. Rosi is writing a report for the government on Children In Care Councils and had asked to come and see how ours are run.

We were really happy with her report as we got some really great feedback.... Read More »

Tags: APPG, Board, CiCC, Corporate Parenting, Voice, meetings

APPG Parliament Visit

APPG Parliament Visit

Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:00 by Sam Harvey

Today we went to the All Party Parliamentary Group meeting in Westminster.

The purpose of this meeting is to bring groups of children in care together so that issues can be addressed to the highest authority possible.

"It was brilliant seeing other CiCC's we... Read More »

Tags: APPG, CiCC, Corporate Parenting, entitlements

In the corridors of power ...

In the corridors of power ...

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:12 by Catriona Candler

Every few months the Who Cares? Trust organises the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Looked After Children and Care Leavers. This takes place in Boothroyd House in Westminster (London). Young people in care from all over the country attend along with... Read More »

Tags: APPG, CiCC, MPs, Trips, Westminster, Who Cares? Trust, meetings