Briefing: DfE research: Children’s Social Care: what LAs think

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
August 2, 2018
Richard Stiff
Issues Covered
  • early years provision
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Sufficiency and suitability of care and adoption placements
  • The social work workforce
  • Withdrawal from the EU and the social care workforce
Brexit and local government, Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Local government finance, Trade union and workforce issues
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DfE research Childrens Social Care what LAs think Summary In May 2018 the DfE published its Children’s Services Wave 3 research report. The report sets out findings from the third wave of the DfE Children’s Services Omnibus Survey. This survey explored senior local authority leaders’ perceptions and activities relating to a range of policy areas. […]

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