Tag Archives: funding

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…

Local authorities funding for UASC increases

10th May 2019

More funding has been made available to local authorities to support unaccompanied asylum seeking children. Immigration minister Caroline Nokes announced that, following a review of existing funding arrangements, rates currently…

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…

No more fat left to trim in children’s services

9th Jul 2018

No more fat left to trim in children’s services: The president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services has warned of a shortage of funding in the children’s social…