Children in social care

The Department for Education (DfE) has published figures on outcomes for children in need including children looked after by local authorities in England. The findings, which cover the year ending 31 March...

Sector ‘overwhelmed’ by raft of inquiries running alongside care review, campaigners warn

Campaigners have criticised the “overwhelming” announcement of seven new or ongoing reviews – including the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care – relating to vulnerable children. Concerns...

Care review contract sparks concerns over ‘no extra funding’ for reforms

Concerns have been raised over the scope of the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care after it emerged that no additional funding for implementing the recommendations has been pledged. Publication...

Category - Outcomes/Policy

Children in social care

The Department for Education (DfE) has published figures on outcomes for children in need including children looked after by local authorities in England. The findings, which cover the year ending 31 March 2020, include: 48.3% of children in need...