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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 12 May 2021

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


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Vulnerable children: Think tanks and local government leaders face Lords committee

Think tanks and local government leaders working on child vulnerability will be questioned by the Public Services Committee.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
Assistant Director at Crest Advisory
Chief Executive at Early Intervention Foundation
Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Economist at Resolution Foundation
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
Lead Member at Local Government Association Children and Young People Board, and Director of Children's Services at Cambridgeshire County Council
Immediate Past President at Association of Directors of Children’s Services

Possible questions

  • According to research evidence, what is driving the increase in child vulnerability?
  • What is the link between funding for early intervention approaches and outcomes for vulnerable children?
  • What would a good, joined-up approach to reducing child vulnerability in a local system look like?
  • How do children’s services define child vulnerability, assess the number of vulnerable children and identify the support that they need?
  • How do children’s services support vulnerable children and families who do not reach the threshold for statutory support?
  • What support do children’s services need from central Government to reduce child vulnerability?

Follow the progress of the inquiry and work of the Committee on Twitter at @LordsPublicSCom

Further information

 

Location

Virtual Meeting (Webcast)