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Children's Social Care Independent Review: Civil Servants

Question for Department for Education

UIN HL209, tabled on 13 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many civil servants are working on the Independent review of children’s social care.

Answered on

25 May 2021

The independent review of children’s social care is led by Josh MacAlister. The review team is made up of 20 civil servants from across government from a range of backgrounds and disciplines. It is led by a senior civil servant who is Head of the Review team. There are 4 Heads of Team covering: Analysis and Research; Engagement and Participation; Policy and Planning and Stakeholders and Public Engagement. Across these teams are 5 team leaders, five senior policy advisers, three policy advisers, a senior information officer and a senior research officer. Of these 20 civil servants, 5 work part-time.