Legislation

Children and Social Work Act 2017

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Introduction

Overview The main changes to the law made by the Children and Social Work Act 2017 are: Corporate parenting principles – the act enshrines in primary legislation what a local authority in England needs to do to be a good corporate parent for looked-after children (section 1). Extended leaving care entitlements in England (sections 2 […]

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