19 January 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, comments on the speech made by Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, on radicalisation and schools needing to report moving or missing children to their council.
19 January 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People Board, responds to the Education Select Committee report on the role of Regional Schools Commissioners.
14 January 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board responds to the Education Secretary's announcement for plans to launch a scheme to recruit high-quality graduates to children's social work.
12 January 2016
Cllr Claire Kober, the Local Government Association's Resources Portfolio Holder, responds to separate reports by the National Audit Office and Work and Pensions Select Committee on local welfare funding.
14 December 2015
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the Government's announcement of possible intervention in children's services departments.
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