Briefing: DfE: Children in Need review

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 19, 2019
Martin Rogers
Issues Covered
  • Improving outcomes for children in need
  • Keeping children in need in education
  • Supporting families and communities of children in need
Children's services and education
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The DfE finds that there were are at least 1.6 million children who need or have needed a social worker between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in England. This briefing is on the updated strategy to improve the lifetime outcomes for these children.

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