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This page provides information on the concept of children’s best interests, why this concept is important and how to apply it to work with migrant and refugee children.
What is the concept of ‘best interests’?
Best interests in UK law
Home Office guidance on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
How are best interests relevant to my work with migrant children?
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