Ministers'missing the point'after they stall on funding

May 2009
Community Care;5/14/2009, Issue 1770, p11
The article reports that the British government has been accused of missing the point of social work investigator William Herbert Laming's call for adequate safeguarding funding after its response to his report. The Association of Directors of Children's Services and Local Government Association lambasted ministers' failure to increase core funding for councils and other agencies, alongside the £58m social work transformation fund, available from 2009-2011.


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