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Direction issued to Medway council

A statutory direction issued to Medway council due to poor performance in children's social care services.

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This direction requires the council to take steps to improve its children’s social care services, including co-operating with the DfE-appointed Children’s Services Commissioner, Eleanor Brazil.

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

Published 27 August 2019
Last updated 10 January 2020 + show all updates
  1. This direction has closed and a revised direction issued on 7 January 2020 replaces it.

  2. First published.