Children: Social Services

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

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Photo of Baroness Pinnock Baroness Pinnock Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether children’s social care services delivered and commissioned by local authorities will benefit from additional funding as a result of the Spending Review announcement.

Photo of Lord Agnew of Oulton Lord Agnew of Oulton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Children’s social care services delivered and commissioned by local authorities will benefit from additional funding as a result of the Spending Review announcement. Local Government is getting an additional £1 billion grant for adult and children’s social care in 2020-21. This is on top of the continuation of existing social care grants.

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