TITLE

Duty guardians a waste of £10m'

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;3/25/2010, Issue 1811, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that child protection experts have accused Great Britain's Children & Family Court Advisory & Support Service (Cafcass) of wasting 10 million pounds of government funding on phasing in the controversial duty guardian system.
ACCESSION #
49113443

 

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