Research and analysis

The evaluation of arrangements for effective operation of the new local safeguarding children boards in England: final report

The report presents findings from the national evaluation of Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs), commissioned by the then Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) and Department of Health, to examine the extent to which LSCBs have overcome the weaknesses of Area Child Protection Committees, and the effectiveness of the Boards in meeting their objectives.