Pandemic is making ‘inadequate funding baseline’ worse, says new ADCS president

By Ann McGauran | 23 April 2020

The incoming president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) says she wants ‘unprecedented levels of investment in our children’s futures, please’, in response to the pandemic.

In her inaugural address, director of children’s services at Hertfordshire CC Jenny Coles said that before the pandemic, children’s services were ‘woefully underfunded and stretched to the limit’.

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