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Children: Social Services

Question for Department for Education

UIN 127497, tabled on 22 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions he has had with Ofsted on (a) the adequacy of the performance of children's social care services in England and (b) steps to improve standards among those agencies.

Answered on

28 February 2022

Ministers and officials at the department meet representatives of Ofsted frequently to discuss the delivery of local authority-run children’s services. I last had such a discussion with Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector in February of this year.

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