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Children: Social Services

Question for Department for Education

UIN 28081, tabled on 11 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many local authorities use the National Accreditation and Assessment Programme; and how many social workers within those local authorities have (a) started and (b) completed the programme.

Answered on

16 March 2020

56 local authorities are currently participating in the National Assessment and Accreditation System and figures on the number of social workers who have completed their assessment is in the attached table.

The programme is voluntary for local authorities.

The cost of the programme to date has been £24 million, of which £12 million has been in grant funding to local authorities.

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