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Children's social care in England: Debate Pack

Number CDP-0284, 15 January 2019

Authors: Hannah Cromarty, Alexander Bellis and Rachael Harker

On 7 January 2019 there will be a Backbench business debate on children’s social care in England. This will take place in the main Commons Chamber.

This Commons Library debate pack provides an overview of the legal and policy framework for children's social care in England, and the key challenges facing local authority children's social care services.

It provides a selection of news articles and sector comment on the topic, together with parliamentary material and links to independent research and reports.