June Policy Briefs

Permanence, Long- Term Foster Placements and Ceasing to Look After a Child - Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities (March 2015)
The Department for Education recently issued the document Permanence, Long-Term Foster Placements and Ceasing to Look After a Child - Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities (March 2015). One of the key changes is the expanded guidance on the assessment and planning arrangements that need to be made where the responsible authority is considering ceasing to look after a child.


Queen's Speach 2015
The Queens Speech on 27th May 2015 set out the new government’s proposed legislative programme. This Briefing summarises the provisions which may be of particular relevance to children’s social care and safeguarding.


Regionalising Adoption
In June 2015 the Government published its Regionalising Adoption paper which sets out proposals to move to regional adoption agencies.



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