Tag Archives: children’s services

LGA urges investment in children’s services

21st Nov 2019

The Local Government Association has urged the next government to invest in children’s services to ensure local authorities can fulfill the ambitions of The Children Act 1989. Marking the 30th…

Children’s services reach ‘breaking point’

2nd May 2019

Growing evidence of the crisis facing the funding of children’s services emerged this week as a committee of MPs stated that children’s services are at ‘breaking point’. The Housing, Communities…

Ofsted Reports

30th Apr 2019

A summary of the Ofsted inspection reports of children’s services published during April. Barking and Dagenham requires improvement Services for children in Barking and Dagenham require improvement, as was the…

Thousands of children at risk due to funding cuts

27th Feb 2019

Thousands of children are at risk of falling through the cracks as funding available for children’s services has plummeted by one third, leading charities have warned. Analysis of official figures…