Social care 'postcode lottery' puts vulnerable children at risk

Joe Lepper
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Children's safety is being put at risk due to differing thresholds across England for intervening and offering support to families, a report by a group of MPs and peers has warned.

Tim Loughton, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children, which found that “woeful underfunding” from government is responsible for variations in support received by children across the country. Picture: NCB
Tim Loughton, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children, which found that “woeful underfunding” from government is responsible for variations in support received by children across the country. Picture: NCB

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