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Social Services: Children

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 13th January 2020.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

What discussions he has had with local authority leaders on future funding of children’s social care.

Photo of Luke Hall Luke Hall Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

I have regular engagement with local authority leaders in my role as Local Government Minister on a wide range of issues, including children’s social care.

Next year’s Settlement provides councils with £1 billion of additional funding for social care, recognising their vital role in supporting the most vulnerable.

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