Council leaders call for more funding as children's services referrals set to rise

The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling for councils to receive extra funding amid an expected rise in referrals for children's social care services over the coming weeks.

The LGA's Judith Blake said it is 'essential that the right services can be there to support [families] and help them cope'. Picture: LGA
The LGA's Judith Blake said it is 'essential that the right services can be there to support [families] and help them cope'. Picture: LGA

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