1 December 2016
Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People Board, responds to Ofsted's annual report.
17 November 2016
Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People Board, responds to new analysis from the Early Intervention Foundation that reveals a £17 billion cost to helping children, young people and their families affected by social problems,
1 December 2016
Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the Government's announcement of an early years national funding formula.
3 November 2016
Cllr David Simmonds, Chairman of the LGA's Asylum, Migration and Refugee Task Group, responds to the latest statistics on the number of unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children in the UK, published by the Association of Directors of Children's Services.
18 October 2016
Data released today highlights the scale of the challenge faced by civil servants responsible for academies, along with better performance of council-maintained schools compared to academies in all areas of the country.
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