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Confidence low among care directors that legal duties can be metSubscription

“I am worried – very worried – that a small but growing number of colleagues are finding their role almost impossible”

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Team of the Year shortlist announcedSubscription

The eagerly-awaited shortlist has been unveiled for the LGC Awards Team of the Year category

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London leaders say there is 'no appetite' for reorganisation Subscription

“We have heard the narrative but the idea of merging the 32 boroughs into super boroughs is not something that we think is the right way forward”

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Northants' children's services deteriorate amid financial uncertaintySubscription

Ofsted inspectors find services relating to the county’s multi-agency safeguarding hub “have significantly declined in the past two years”

David Hodge

Departing county leader attacks cuts and urges care settlementSubscription

Surrey CC leader David Hodge (Con) calls for a long-term funding settlement for social care services

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Extra commissioner set to oversee children's services at NorthantsSubscription

James Brokenshire warns “any deterioration in the performance of Northamptonshire children’s services cannot continue”

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