Funding and spending on children’s services (2017/18) - Parliamentary briefing

The Children’s Society, Action for Children, Barnardo’s and National Children’s Bureau are urging central government to address the funding gap facing local authority children’s services that is expected to reach £3bn by 2024/25. Ahead of the 2019 Spending Review, this Parliamentary Briefing summarises our joint analysis of the latest trends in funding and spending on children and young people’s services, illustrating the scale of the challenges facing local authorities.

Month of publication 
February
Year of publication 
2019
Number of pages 
2
Author 
The Children’s Society, Action for Children, Barnardo’s, National Children’s Bureau
Category 
Parliamentary briefings