'Competition between social work practices spurs innovation'

McGregor, Kristy
April 2011
Community Care;4/14/2011, Issue 1861, p28
The article presents an interview with Julian Le Grand, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics (LSE). When asked about the status of social work practices, he replies that he would like to see such services more widely adopted. Le Grand says he is not very popular with unions due to his viewpoints. He argues that social workers operating their own, independent practices could benefit from competition.


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