This consultation document outlines underlying principles agreed between the inspectorates about how we will jointly conduct inspections, focusing on the experiences of children and young people, the effectiveness of the help and protection they receive and the quality of practice that protects them. In addition, this document sets out our joint proposals for how inspection should operate from 2013.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2012
Number of pages 
39
Author 
Ofsted, Care Quality Commission, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons, HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate, HMIC, HM Inspectorate of Probation
Category 
Parliamentary briefings