DfE proposes banning unregulated placements for children under 16

The government has proposed making it illegal to place under-16s in unregulated accommodation, the education secretary will announce today.

Under the plans unveiled by Gavin Williamson, consultation on which will be open for eight weeks, councils would be banned from using placements that offer accommodation but not care for children below the age of 16.

Read the full article on this link to Community Care

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