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    Children's Commissioner's mention: LEGAL AID 'RESIDENCE TEST' BLOCKED

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    The Lord Chancellor is to appeal against a High Court ruling blocking his decision to introduce a UK "residence test" for foreign-born individuals seeking legal aid in civil court cases.

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    Maggie Atkinson speaking at the MindED Launch

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    Dr Maggie Atkinson, Children's Commissioner for England, speaks at the MindEd e-Portal launch event

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    Children’s Commissioner mention: School admissions: two becoming 'de facto school starting age' (Telegraph)

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    A study by the Children's Commissioner suggests that two is now being seen as the ‘de facto age of compulsory schooling' as almost 600,000 parents prepare to find out which state primary their children have got into for September.