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Learning lessons from the Grenfell tragedy

When we think about our priorities for keeping vulnerable children safe, most of the time our minds turn to topics such as child protection services, thresholds, or child sexual exploitation.

DCSs need backing to weather perfect storm

Upon first glance, the findings from CYP Now's analysis of the latest trends on the shape of directors of children's services portfolios makes for encouraging reading (analysis pp8-12). Turnover of DCS positions has fallen from an eye-watering one in three at July 2013 to one in four this year; vacancy rates and interim positions have also fallen; and the number of DCSs who now also have responsibility for at least one additional department has stayed static after climbing for the past four years.