Experts oppose radical deregulation in children’s social care

Article 39 is one of 40 organisations and children’s social care experts voicing its strong objections to changes proposed in the Children and Social Work Bill. The Together for Children campaign site, launched today, explains the risks to children and young people of Clauses 29-33 of the Bill and lists organisations and individuals who have … Read more

DfE refuses to release key children’s services report

The Department for Education has today refused our freedom of information request for disclosure of a report it commissioned from LaingBuisson in 2014. We understand the report contains advice for the Government on moving children’s social care services out of local authorities. This could include the major transfer of children’s services to profit-making companies. In … Read more