Children’s services are currently contemplating Ofsted’s contribution to the new CAA and what this will mean for the future inspections of children’s services. Councils are burdened with bureaucracy and pressure from government offices, which is getting in the way of them meeting local concerns and needs. We need to change the way in which council children’s services departments are inspected, especially in the light of the tragic Baby P case. This requires moving away from a paper-based system to focusing on what social workers have to deal with day in and day out. The LGiU Children’s Services Network (CSN) report on CAA and Children’s Services makes this case…what do you think? Read our report here.