County council spending on children’s social care doubles, leaders warn

Fiona Simpson
Monday, March 18, 2024

Most county councils in England have seen per-person spending on children’s services double over the last decade, according to the County Council’s Network (CCN).

Numbers of children in care are at a record high, the CCN analysis highlights. Picture: Adobe Stock
Numbers of children in care are at a record high, the CCN analysis highlights. Picture: Adobe Stock

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