Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Services

Date published: 21 January 2022

Last updated: 22 June 2022


The Independent Review of Children's Social Services (Children's Services), led by Professor Ray Jones, which commenced in February 2022 has now concluded. 


The Report of the Review and associated appendices can be accessed at the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Services website

The report contains 53 recommendations and Professor Jones’ major recommendation is for the establishment of a separate ALB for children’s social care services with the capacity to draw in the services of other agencies.  

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