Delegating children's social care functions
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
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Summary of consultation responses and details of the resulting amendments to the draft.
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We are seeking views on proposed regulations to give local authorities greater freedom in how they provide social services to children.
We invite views on proposals to broaden the range of local authority children’s social care functions that can be delivered through a third party provider.
This proposal supports the children’s social care innovation programme.
The draft regulations for the powers to delegate children’s social care functions are available to download from the e-consultations website.