Independent report

Buckinghamshire county council: report on children’s social care

A report and recommendations by the Commissioner for Children’s Services in Buckinghamshire.



This independent report, by the Commissioner for Children’s Services in Buckinghamshire, recommended in June 2018 that the Council retain operational control of its children’s services, co-operating with the Department for Education (DfE)’s appointed advisers, Hampshire County Council.

It follows a report by Ofsted in January 2018 that judged the overall effectiveness of the council’s children’s social care services to be inadequate.

DfE issued a statutory direction to Buckinghamshire county council on 12 July 2018.

Published 12 July 2018