Decision

Direction issued to Stoke-on-Trent city council

A statutory direction issued to Stoke-on-Trent city council due to poor performance in children's social care services.

Documents

Details

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 16 May 2019