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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability

Public Services Committee
The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Start times: 4.00pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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Vulnerable children: regulators face Lords committee’s questions

How should public services change to ensure that the needs of vulnerable children and their families are met?

This is one of the likely questions the Public Services Committee will ask today as  it continues its inquiry into vulnerable children and public services

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
Her Majesty’s Inspector; Specialist Adviser, Child Protection at Ofsted
Head of Children’s Health and Justice at Care Quality Commission
Deputy Chief Inspector for Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care at Care Quality Commission
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
Chief Clinical Information Officer at NHSX
Chair at Central Digital and Data Office
Executive Director at Central Digital and Data Office

Possible questions

  • How do you ensure that the services you inspect and regulate take preventative approaches to child vulnerability?
  • What effect does the lack of a joined-up government strategy have on vulnerable children?
  • What do good, joined-up approaches to reducing child vulnerability look like?
  • How does the Information Commissioner’s Office’s new code support public services to remove barriers to data-sharing?
  • Has the new code addressed concerns that there had been data-sharing failures during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Does the new code address the problem that services working with children often struggle to understand the legal basis for sharing information due to the various laws governing data held on children?
  • What are the major obstacles to effective data-sharing between the NHS and council-funded services?

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Location

Virtual Meeting (Webcast)