Sector leaders hit back at 'dangerous' relaxation of councils' statutory duties

Fiona Simpson
Friday, April 24, 2020

Sector leaders have hit back over the government’s “unacceptable” decision to relax local authorities' statutory duties to vulnerable children, with many concerned it could be made permanent after lockdown measures are lifted.

Critics have said the changes leave vulnerable children at risk. Picture: Adobe Stock
Critics have said the changes leave vulnerable children at risk. Picture: Adobe Stock

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