Evidence to the: All Party Parliamentary Group for Children’s inquiry on children

Through its consideration of this matter thus far, the APPG will be aware of the widely-held concerns amongst those involved with children’s social care and family justice that the system (in general) is struggling to cope. There is an increasing demand for support and services from local authority children’s social care departments (hereafter ‘LA’), which have already suffered from resource/budget reductions. The ALC also believes that there is an increasing presentation in families needing help where the issues/concerns are complex or multi-faceted. Click here to continue reading