Social Services: Children

Department for Education written question – answered on 7th January 2019.

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Photo of Mark Hendrick Mark Hendrick Labour/Co-operative, Preston

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the Government plans to increase funding allocated to children's services in local authorities in England in the next Comprehensive Spending Review.

Photo of Nadhim Zahawi Nadhim Zahawi The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The government will undertake the next Spending Review in 2019. My right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister and my right hon. Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer have agreed that all long-term spending decisions are for the Spending Review, when the government will set out its approach for the future.

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