Consultation outcome

Looked-after children: improving permanence

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

This document summarises the results of the consultation and sets out the government’s response.

Original consultation


We’re consulting on proposals to improve permanence for looked-after children.

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Consultation description

The Department for Education is consulting on a range of proposals to strengthen the team around the looked-after child, improve the status, security and stability of long-term foster care, and strengthen the requirements for returning children home from care.


Published 30 September 2013
Last updated 22 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added the government response document.
  2. First published.