Evidence submitted to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into funding and provision of children's services

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Longfield, Anne
Children's Commissioner for England
Date of publication
25 February 2019
Children and Young People, Housing and Homelessness, Education and Skills
Social welfare
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The Children’s Commissioner is keen to ensure that local authorities have the resources necessary to meet the needs of children in their area. This submission poses the following questions:

  • What are the needs of children which local authorities ought to meet?
  • What is currently being spent meeting these needs?
  • How does spending map onto the needs of children?
This submission also briefly outlines the research undertaken to date, and further research which is ongoing.

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