Clause 30 and 31 removes the duty on schools to cooperate with local authorities and to have regard to the children and young people’s plan. We are concerned that this will lead to a more fragmented service provision for children as it removes schools from the strategic planning and commissioning of services for children and young people in the local area.

Month of publication 
November
Year of publication 
2012
Number of pages 
3
Author 
Ellen Broomé
Category 
Parliamentary briefings