North East regional procurement framework for residential care collapses

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, June 1, 2023

A joint procurement framework for children’s residential care, involving seven North East local authorities, will come to end in March next year due to concerns over the “complexity” of the care market, CYP Now can reveal.

The collapse calls into question government plans for regional care co-operatives, experts say. Picture: Hero Images/Adobe Stock
The collapse calls into question government plans for regional care co-operatives, experts say. Picture: Hero Images/Adobe Stock

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