How will the Council reduce the numbers of looked after children?

The Child & Family Services Performance Panel met last week to examine recent performance in Child & Family Services.  In particular, the panel focused on the high numbers of children in the care of the authority (looked after children) and how the authority will sustainably and safely reduce the numbers of children entering the care […]

Child & family services performance panel gets underway

The Child & Family Services Scrutiny Performance Panel met for the first time last week.  The performance panel is a sub-group of the People Scrutiny Board.  The People Scrutiny Board agreed that performance of child and family social services was an important area for scrutiny to continue to focus on given the recent history and […]