MacAlister: Not enough has changed on children's social care

By Mark Conrad | 23 May 2024

The author of the Government’s independent review of children’s care has warned ‘not enough has changed’ since he proposed reforms two years ago.

Former executive chair of children’s services specialist Foundations, Josh MacAlister, who led a Government-commissioned review in 2021 and published his final report the following year, had urged a ‘radical reset’ of children’s care away from costly and often poor crisis intervention.

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