Troubled council to launch children's services trust in 2019

Joe Lepper
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A struggling council that a government report recommended be scrapped and replaced with two new unitary authorities is pushing ahead with plans to establish children's services to an independent trust in 12 months' time.

Northamptonshire's children's services were rated "inadequate" by Ofsted in 2013, with the rating being upgraded to "requires improvement" in April 2016. Picture: Northamptonshire County Council
Northamptonshire's children's services were rated "inadequate" by Ofsted in 2013, with the rating being upgraded to "requires improvement" in April 2016. Picture: Northamptonshire County Council

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