Research looking at care applications in 21 local authorities (LAs) and how long they take.
The aim of this study was to explore how long care order applications take in different local authorities.
The report outlines findings around practices in:
- local authorities
Local authorities can make a care order application to take a child into care as a looked-after child.
This is the third and final family justice review report, see:
- phase 1 of the report Family justice review: the effect on local authorities
- phase 2 of the report Family justice review: special guardianship orders
- a qualitative case file analysis