Social Services: Children and Young People

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 10th March 2017.

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Photo of Philippa Whitford Philippa Whitford Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what advice his Department provides to local authorities on how to fund social care for children and young people.

Photo of Marcus Jones Marcus Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

Local authorities receive funds through local taxes, fees and charges as well as from central government and they are best placed to take decisions on spend for social care for children and young people based on local needs.

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