Research and analysis

Children’s services: spending and delivery

Research about local authority spending on children’s services over the last Parliament and related service adaptations.

Documents

Children's services: spending and delivery July 2016

Children's services spending update November 2017

Children's services spending November 2017

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Children's services spending November 2017

Details

Research project by Aldaba and the Early Intervention Foundation, based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative research.

The project included:

  • statistical analysis of information on spending by local councils
  • statistical analysis of the number of children in need and looked-after children
  • qualitative interviews with over 50 officials across 17 local councils in England between September and October 2015

The November 2017 research update from Aldaba includes:

  • statistical analysis of information on spending by local councils
  • statistical analysis of the number of children in need and looked-after children
  • updated information for 2014 to 2015 and 2015 to 2016
Published 6 July 2016
Last updated 28 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Update report and spreadsheets showing local authority spending added.
  2. First published.