Tag Archives: children’s services

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…

Inquiry launched into funding of childrens services

13th Nov 2018

A cross-party group of MPs have launched a new inquiry into the funding and provision of local authorities’ childrens services. The inquiry by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee…