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