Government to retain legal requirement for IROs

Neil Puffett
Friday, July 20, 2018

Councils will continue to be required by law to appoint an independent reviewing officer (IRO) for all children in care or on a child protection plan, but the role they play is set to be reviewed, the government has said.

Councils are required to appoint IROs for all children in care or on a child protection plan. Picture: Zlikovec/Shutterstock.com
Councils are required to appoint IROs for all children in care or on a child protection plan. Picture: Zlikovec/Shutterstock.com

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