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NSPCC calls for child law change

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The children's charity the NSPCC is calling for a change in the law in the UK, making it a requirement for social workers to see any child they believe is at risk of neglect or abuse without their parents being present. At the moment social workers need a court order to enforce such a visit. Diana Sutton from the NSPCC and Hilton Dawson, of the British Association of Social Workers, discuss the need for new laws on children's safety.

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