"Social workers are on the frontline and the Government should be listening to them" — MPs debate impact of pandemic on social work
MPs from across the political spectrum came together yesterday (Wednesday 23 March) to debate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on social work. BASW UK worked with Cat Smith MP to secure the debate...
Invasion of Ukraine – BASW statement update
It is essential that the UK Government acknowledges state responsibilities to respond, resource and coordinate help in this humanitarian crisis.
BASW UK response to Spring Statement
The statement was little more than moving money around, while failing to make the big decisions to tackle the cost-of-living crisis.
Spring Statement 2022: BASW urges UK Government to tackle cost of living crisis
BASW UK is looking for the Chancellor to make announcements that will make a tangible and real difference to people who are in poverty or close to the poverty line.
MPs to debate impact of pandemic on social work
Westminster Hall debate will take place from 9:30am on Wednesday 23 March
Local Child Safeguarding Practice Review comment by BASW
The shocking case of Child Q highlights the reality that racism is ever present in our education, criminal justice and other systems.
National Day of Reflection 2022
BASW is supporting the UK national day of reflection on 23rd March 2022
Scottish Parliament Weekly Round-Up
Find out what happened this week at Holyrood.... The parliamentary week began with MSPs from all parties showing their support on social media for World Social Work Day! 31 MSPs from the SNP, Labour...
CMA review into children’s social care: BASW England statement
BASW England welcomes the acknowledgement of market failure in children’s welfare provision.