Direction issued to Buckinghamshire county council

A direction issued by DfE to Buckinghamshire county council due to its inadequate performance in children's social care services.



This direction confirms that an adviser will be appointed to oversee the council’s improvements.

It follows an Ofsted report, published on 8 August 2014, which found the council’s leadership, governance and children’s services to be ‘inadequate’. Adoption and care-leaver services were found to ‘require improvement’.

Published 19 November 2014